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  • Carol Scott
    This is the traditional marbling website. My comments about the website were in reply to Milena s message that is archived on this group discussion forum.
    Message 1 of 6 , Aug 15, 2003
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      This is the traditional marbling website. My comments about the website
      were in reply to Milena's message that is archived on this group
      discussion forum.

      http://www.geleneksel-ebru.com/english/eng.htm



      Carol Scott





      -----Original Message-----
      From: ladybluenes1313 [mailto:ladybluenes1313@...]
      Sent: Friday, August 15, 2003 6:35 AM
      To: Marbling@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [Marbling] Re: Traditional Turkish Marbling



      Hi Carol, I am new here, a beginner.THis website sounds really
      ineresting could you send the address?
      Nes
      --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "Carol Scott" <carolscott@7...>
      wrote:
      > Dear Marblers,
      >
      >
      >
      > I spent a good 45 minutes meandering through the traditional Turkish
      > marbling website which I found to be an absolute gem on 3 points:
      >
      >
      >
      > 1. While nothing new has been said or done, much was new to me,
      as
      > I haven't spent the time in the library researching original
      documents.
      > I found he was able to accurately distill important information
      about
      > the history, and process of marbling to both the novice and more
      > experienced marbler like myself. The information about not using
      any
      > alum I interpreted as a historical fact, and not meant as a
      criticism.
      > In fact I was wondering when aluming did creep its way into the
      marbling
      > process? I would also like to make some horse hair brushes from his
      > description. Can someone help elaborate on the wrapping procedure
      as I
      > can't see the detail in the picture.
      >
      >
      >
      > 2. I found the Alparsian's work to be a delight to behold. Quite
      frankly
      > if my work had the color intensity that his work has, I wouldn't
      bother
      > with the aluming process either. I however use 20th century
      acrylics,
      > and alum my papers. If I have to call myself a marbler as opposed
      to a
      > traditional marbler so be it.
      >
      >
      >
      > 2. His website was easy to maneuver through and his Turkish
      website
      > translated to English was a feat.
      >
      >
      >
      > A while back I sent out a query to production marblers as to how
      many
      > papers they crank out in a day. The only response I got was from
      Iris.
      > She was going to attempt 70 sheets in the near future. Iris: did
      you do
      > it, and if so how was your back, legs, a mental condition the next
      day?
      > Also what kinda of things happen when the temp is above 65% and
      above
      > 50% humidity?
      >
      >
      >
      > Carol Scott
      >
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]






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