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- Arbeitskreis Buntpapier: German
language site for all things decorated paper. Browse via Google
- Galen Berry's Marble Art.
– pART des buches: Richly illustrated full text of lecture
in German by Gisela Reschke (2013) on creating specific decorated papers
(pastedpapers, marbled) for binding designs. PDF
Beschreibung, Terminologie, Abbildungen. German language site about
decorated papers with descriptive information, terminologie for describing,
and illustrations. Via
- Colophon Book Arts Supply:
In Washington state. Specializes in Marbling, suminagashi and bookbinding
Your Own Pastepaper: Tutorial describing various methods from the
Cornell Book Arts Club.
and Decorative Paper Collection: This database showcases a selection
of decorated and decorative papers from Europe, primarily Germany, France
and Italy, produced between the 17th and 19th centuries. Representative
samples include Western marbled paper, paste papers and decorative papers,
such as Dutch gilt and lithographically or linoleum block printed paper.
Some examples of Suminagashi are also included in the database.Selected
paper samples in this digital collection include loose samples, as well
as paper that has been used for the covers and endsheets of books. From
the University of Washington Digital Collections.
- Dharma Trading
Co: Marbling tips and supplies.
- Hamburger Buntpapier:
Custom historic pastepapers for conservation and other uses made by
- Marie Kelzer Designs:
See Marie Kelzer's site for Paste Paper recipe and samples of paste
- Jemma Lewis Marbling &
Design: Papers are based upon traditional and historic designs as
well as a number of contemporary ones. In Wiltshire, UK. Ships internationally.
- Marbling: Marbling listserv at Yahoo
- Marbling in Spain:
Blog of Antonio Vélez Celemín who since 2004 has turned
a passion into a business as well as carrying out research works on
-- SIMPLEST & Great Results: Marbling instructions by Mark Wangberg
from the Book_Arts-L listserv.
- Diane Maurer: Noted teacher
and author on marbling, paste papers, and other decorative paper techniques.
- Moth Marblers: In Sausalito, CA.
- Naile Art House: Classic
Turkish ebru in our Urgup studio. We make customized ebru by special
orders, these can include unique Turkish motifs, such as whirling dervishes,
ceramic tiles, etc. In Cappadocia, Turkey.
Decorado: Decorated paper page at Taller de Oficios del Libro in
Chile. Page in Spanish with beautiful contemporary and historical examples.
Marbling, all the tips and tricks of years marbling paper (including
book edge marbling). By Richard Norman. PDF download at bottom of page.
Paper Recipes compiled by Richard Miller. This is in the Book_Arts-L
Tutorial: From Lili Hall's Bookbinding Blog.
- Saral's Marbled Art Works:
Magnificent site with many examples of work by Turkish marbler Ahmet
- Skycraft Designs: Peggy Skycraft's
site for her marbled papers and other objects. All are handmade using
a variety of techniques.
- Suminagashi: the ancient
art of Japanese marbling.
- Turkish Book Arts:
Description of ebru marbling.
Vollrath: How-to instructions for easy paste papers.