Ebru, or marble painting on water, then transferring to paper: examples of some of the Turkish masters + contemporary ebru artist, Ayla Makas – in particular her Kumlu ebru. All links are within the post.

See the Aydaaktay site for an historical list of past ebru masters: http://www.aydaaktay.com/ustalar.asp  For an account of the tradition of ebru and its method of painting go to: http://www.muslimheritage.com/article/ebru-art-paper-marbling /

Hezarfen İbrahim Edhem Efendi - Süleymaniye Kütüphanesi

Hezarfen İbrahim Edhem Efendi  – Süleymaniye Kütüphanesi /

Necmeddin Okyay - Çiçekli Ebru

Necmeddin Okyay – Çiçekli Ebru /

Necmeddin Okyay - Çiçekli Ebru

Necmeddin Okyay – Çiçekli Ebru /

Mustafa Duzgunman – Taraklı Ebru /

Mustafa Duzgunman – Ebru Sanati /

Mustafa Duzgunman – Hatip Ebru /

Mustafa Duzgunman – Hatip Ebru /

Battal Ebru - Duzgunman Mustafa

Mustafa Duzgunman – Battal Ebru / For more information on Mustafa Duzgunman:  http://www.wikiart.org/en/mustafa-duzgunman /

Niyazi Sayın - Taraklı Ebru

Niyazi Sayın – Taraklı Ebru / All below are the work of  Ayla Makas: http://www.aylamakas.com/ currently not up and running / you can also try: http://www.ktsv.com.tr/sanatkarlar/434-ayla-makas /

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All below are samples of Ayla Makas’ Kumlu ebru /

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