Ebru Artwork, ORIGINAL PAINTING, Turkish Marbling Art, Tulip Painting and Arabic Calligraphy Marbled Paper, 20x20 inch ready to hang art
Original hand-marbled tulip painting
PAINTING DESCRIPTION: * Subject: tulip * Materials used: natural pigments and matte paper * Framed format: 19.3" x 20.2" (49cm x 51.5cm) * Framed in the black frame with an anti-reflective acrylic glazed. * This picture is my original hand-painting, was made in 2012
READY TO HANG! The painting will be shipped with the frame as shown on the photo.
What is ebru art? Marbling or ebru 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. Word ebri has the meaning of cloud-like. In time the word ebri was adapted to the turkish language and has come to be pronounced as ebru. In Europe, Ebru was named marbled paper (or papier marbre, marmor papier etc.), since the patterns resembled marble with veins. In Arabic world on the other hand ebru paper is known as paper with veins. Natural colors are used in making ebru for centuries, which are obtained from colored rocks and earth that contains oxidized metals or organic pigment colors that do not dissolve in water. Yellow: Arsenic Sulfide found in nature. Blue: Indigo, Lahore Indigo. An organic pigment color found in Lahore area of Pakistan. Green: Mixture of yellow and blue. Ultramarine: A pigment color, also called Badakhshi ultramarine. Black: Obtained from chimney soot. It is the hardest color to prepare. White: Cerussite. Natural form of lead carbonite. Red: Obtained from soil with iron oxide pigment.