Call it marbling; call it painting on water. Either way the outcome makes for some very interesting art. Some examples remind me of the sky in Van Gogh's Starry Night. The unnamed artist in the video below makes the process look rather easy. (The video is rather lengthy, so I'd let it buffer and fast forward through the 'slow' parts.)

Painting on Water

Call it marbling; call it painting on water. Either way the outcome makes for some very interesting art. Some examples remind me of the sky in Van Gogh's Starry Night. The unnamed artist in the video below makes the process look rather easy. (The video is rather lengthy, so I'd let it buffer and fast forward through the 'slow' parts.)

Ebru art,(Turkish marbled paper)

Ebru art,(Turkish marbled paper)

▶ Ebru Art Garip Ay - YouTube

▶ Ebru Art Garip Ay - YouTube

Ebru art

Ebru art

Turkish Art called Ebru..Paper marbling is a method of aqueous surface design, which can produce patterns similar to smooth marble or other stone. The patterns are the result of color floated on either plain water or a viscous solution known as size, and then carefully transferred to an absorbent surface, such as paper or fabric

"Ebru" - Pintura sobre el agua

Turkish Art called Ebru..Paper marbling is a method of aqueous surface design, which can produce patterns similar to smooth marble or other stone. The patterns are the result of color floated on either plain water or a viscous solution known as size, and then carefully transferred to an absorbent surface, such as paper or fabric

Notebook, Alberto Valese-Ebru, Venice

Notebook, Alberto Valese-Ebru, Venice

http://www.ebristan.com/

http://www.ebristan.com/

Ebru is an old Turkish art form which uses dyes floated on water to deposit shapes.  Here, it has been updated into a beautiful, graceful performing art medium.

Ebru is an old Turkish art form which uses dyes floated on water to deposit shapes. Here, it has been updated into a beautiful, graceful performing art medium.

ebru paper | turkish marbling art ebru paper filigre cut kati sayit karabulut ...

ebru paper | turkish marbling art ebru paper filigre cut kati sayit karabulut ...

The Spiritual Legacy of Ebru - Magazine | Islamic Arts Magazine

The Spiritual Legacy of Ebru - Magazine | Islamic Arts Magazine

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