Art Inducing Inspiration!
I’m going to be honest: nowadays it takes A LOT for me to stop scrolling through my mind numbing FB newsfeed to read an article, let alone, watch a video in. its. entirety! But the video below not only did just that but completely had me mesmerized and inspired by the sheer talent of this artist.
Meet Turkish Ebru artist, Garip Ay. In this video he recreates Van Gough’s famous Starry Night painting on dark water. Ebru is the traditional Turkish art of creating colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments onto a pan of oily water and then transferring the patterns to paper. Also known as “marbling,” this art form is commonly used for decoration in the traditional art of bookbinding.
I could literally watch this and Garip’s other videos on repeat. I also find this art technique oddly quite calming! To learn more about Garip and to see more videos, click here. You’ll be glad you did!
Posted by Rebecca