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.)

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...

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

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

Ebru (Turkish Water Marbling Art)

Ebru (Turkish Water Marbling Art)

Flower ebru

Flower ebru

Tuba Balcıoğlu - Ağlayan Gelin (Ters Lale)

Tuba Balcıoğlu - Ağlayan Gelin (Ters Lale)

Firdevs Çalkanoğlu atölyesi

Firdevs Çalkanoğlu atölyesi

Marbled paper by Susan Pogany

Marbled paper by Susan Pogany

Marbled paper by Necmiye Albayrak.

Marbled paper by Necmiye Albayrak.

Firdevs Çalkanoğlu

Firdevs Çalkanoğlu

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