Re: [Marbling] Great news for my little corner
- Dear All,
It really sounds great, good luck!
Let me share that it has been great for me too this group. Not only I
am learning a lot here, I have also got in touch with one person
who is moderator of a spanish-speakers-book-binding- yahoo-group and
we did organize together a some marbling experience with members of
Here you can see some pictures, it was in Buenos Aires, Argentina
and some videos
On Jul 24, 2008, at 5:39 AM, momo wrote:
> From August 2 to Sep. 30, 2008, I will be apprenticing with a very
> experienced marbling teacher in Urgup/Neveshir. I try to keep a
> blog/journal of my journey. It will not be all about marbling as this
> area of Turkey is full of 12,000 years of history and I plan to
> discover that in my spare time. The food is also fantastic,
> particularly the eggplants and the cucumbers.
> I have been learning Turkish and hope to be able to communicate with
> my teacher. By the time I get home in mid October, I should be able to
> make a couple of sentences, at least I hope so.
> I plan to return home with some pigments, kitre, brushes, and some
> other small tools. The pigments I will most likely obtain from Ayan
> Ebru in Istanbul, and maybe I'll discover some sources for the other
> Here is a thought, as I become familiar with the lay of the land, I
> will investigate sources of materials; then I will post a list here.
> If anyone is interested in acquiring some supplies, maybe we can
> organize a "group buy". This would be a good time to do it because we
> would share in the International Shipping Cost, although US postage
> would be the responsibility of each buyer.
> Anyway, the group buy is just a thought in case anyone is interested.
> This group is the best one on Yahoo, everyone is generous, everyone is
> kind, and even our most experienced, gifted and talented marblers
> share without malice and harshness. Being in your company is lesson in
> gracious behavior. I will read from afar, although not sure how often,
> Internet Cafe rates can be onerous.
> I will read everyday again after October 16.
> Have a great summer everyone.