Re: Marbling and marbleizing
- Yes. What it boils down to is a blend of correctness, preference and acceptance. The
historical root of a term is one thing, understanding what the other person means today
--- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "Jake Benson" <handbindery@b...> wrote:
> I beleive the root of the "misnomer" marblizing is actually quite old, and was used on a
> an old English marbling publication possibly going back to the 19th century. Right now,
> don't have time to check, but I think Pleger (1914) may have been one of them. I'll be
> looking for this over the summer, as I know I have seen it...
> Many people responded to my Q & A (to be posted shortly) that they thought "marblize"
> incorrect. Yet if some literature in the past has used the term, is it really so? We may
> prefer to call it "marbling" and to use the verb "marble" rather than "marblizing" and
> "marblize", but I'm not 100% certain that this is incorrect, just a preference on our part.
> don't find that any one term is consistently used by those who paint "faux marbling' or
> 'marblizing" either. So I think to define one word for one method and one for the other
> convenient, and helps to distinguish them apart, but they are not necessarily universal
> That said, I do prefer to call it "marbling" and us the verb "to marble", in English...
> Jake Benson