Turkish Art Classes in Sultanahmet Istanbul

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Turkish Art Classes in Sultanahmet - Istanbul. Ebru Marbling Lessons with our student - June 2017

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** Traditional Ottoman Marbling Aka Ebru Art ;

Marbling is the art of creating colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on a pan of oily water and then transforming this pattern to paper. The special tools of the trade are brushes of horsehair bound to straight rose twigs, a deep tray made of unknotted pinewood, natural earth pigments, cattle gall and tragacanth. It is believed to be invented in the thirteenth century Turkistan. This decorative art then spread to China, India and Persia and Anatolia. Seljuk and Ottoman calligraphers and artists used marbling to decorate books, imperial decrees, official correspondence and documents.

Details and photos about our workshop ;




Artist :  Ms. Bahar KOCABAS ( Professional Ebru Artist )