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

A guy painting on water, pretty amazing.

Simple Suminagashi - Lesson Plan (I have been trying so hard to remember the word "suminagashi"!)

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painting on water Caught her painting on water at Bayezid II Külliye Health Museum located in Edirne, Turkey. I believe they also call it Turkish paper marbling or Ebru...

painting on water Caught her painting on water at Bayezid II Külliye Health Museum located in Edirne, Turkey. I believe they also call it Turkish paper marbling or Ebru.

Flower ebru

Ebru is a traditional Islamic and Turkish painting on water & transferring this painting onto paper. This style is also called marbling.

Firdevs Çalkanoğlu atölyesi

Firdevs Çalkanoğlu atölyesi

Marbled paper by Susan Pogany

Marbled paper I Susan Pogany

Tuba Balcıoğlu - Ağlayan Gelin (Ters Lale)

Ebru by Tuba Balcioglu

Firdevs Çalkanoğlu atölyesi

Firdevs Çalkanoğlu atölyesi

Firdevs Çalkanoğlu

Firdevs Çalkanoğlu

Marbled paper by Necmiye Albayrak.

Ebru - Marbled paper by Necmiye Albayrak aa

Marbled Paper by Susan Pogany.

Marbled Paper by Susan Pogany.

http://www.hatdergisi.com/HAT%20DERG%C4%B0S%C4%B0/ebru/YABANCI%20EBRUCULAR/EVA%20VAN%20BRUGEL-HOL.jpg

~ It's a Colorful Life ~

.Ebru

.Ebru

Kuslar

Kuslar

Artist: Dilara Yarcı ©, Turkey

Artist: Dilara Yarcı ©, Turkey

Esengul Inalpulat (©2010 artmajeur.com/kirmizi)

Esengul Inalpulat (©2010 artmajeur.com/kirmizi)

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