ART OF PAPER MARBLING
Paper marbling artists (marblers) look for love in water, and pour and sing their hearts and inner worlds full of beauties as gaudy as a butterfly out into the tray of marbling.
They reflect onto water not only colors, but also their feelings accompanied by colors. While toning and according by means of their “punches” the dyes floating on water, they see a reflection of their hearts and souls on the surface of water.
Nobody ever knows where and how the artwork emerging from the dance of colors on water will end. Nor does the marbler do. That is why the marbler trusts in God and waits.
Art of paper marbling has not only a fascinating, but also an equally restful and calming character at the same time. To such extent that it stirs up and awakens many beauties retained locked in the depths of human soul.
Art of paper marbling spread from Central Asia to Anatolia where it reached a peak. It is one of our ancient and archaic arts introduced to the Western civilizations under the name of the “Turkish marble paper”.
Thanks to its restful and calming character, art of paper marbling has been used to provide the injured hearts and exhausted souls with pleasure and heal after being kneaded with musical tones in hospitals since the 9th century. Paper marbling means peace, rest and calm for each injured heart and exhausted soul coming in touch with it.
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