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Başak, The Ebru Artist

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In this video report, we meet a 35 year old self-taught professional Ebru artist, Başak Kızıltoprak, who has a deep love for the art of Ebru, a traditional art of creating colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on a pan of oily water, then transforming it onto a special paper which has been a traditional art of book enriching calligraphy and binding books for many centuries.

Client

AlJazeera

Country

Turkey

Date

2016