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Ebru Marbling Colors-Pigment White (Powder) 100gr


Ebru Marbling Colors-Pigment White (Powder) 100gr

  • Those ebru colors are different than the usual ebru colors.

    These powder colors should be prepared with water. When you have a creamy condition that means your colors are ready to use. Thoso colors are like concentrates.

    To prepare these colors for Ebru painting, combine 1 part of well-mixed paint-paste and 1-4 parts water (depends what color). Mix it thoroughly in a separate glass jar. Be sure to use distilled water for the best results. (Water quality really makes a difference, so use the best available). 
    Next, add the ox gall just a few drops at a time and mix well. When adding ox gall, progress slowly a few drops at a time. You should use a pipette for this to ensure consistency. Each time after you add ox gall, test the color readiness with the help of an Ebru needle tool. With the needle tool, put a drop of the mixed color on the surface of the water and test the paint to see how it spreads.
    Repeat adding ox gall until you are satisfied with the results. You can decide how thick or thin your color is supposed to be. For example: If you want that the color just stretches a little on the water, then add less gall-liquid.

    We also have odorless ox gall!

    With some practice, you will achieve wonderful results.

    For producing Ebru paints following insoluble pigments are used:
    Yellow: Arsenic Sulfide found in nature. 
    Blue: Lahore Indigo (bluing). An organic pigment color found in the Lahore area of Pakistan. 
    Green: Mixture of yellow and blue. If the paint has a lot of arsenic, the color is closer to pistachio, if has a lot of bluing color is closer to the emerald.
    Ultramarine or dark-blue: A pigment color, also called Badakhshi ultramarine. 
    Black: Obtained from chimney soot, that collected manually. For a long time, furnace carbon black is used for ink preparation.  It is the hardest color to prepare as it very poorly absorbs water due to soot, which constantly rises to the surface of the water. Therefore it needs to be for a very long time to mix. To facilitate this process, pine needles are added to the solution.
    White: Cerussite - natural form of lead carbonate. 
    Red:  Iron oxide pigment obtained from soil reach with iron and from leaves of red cabbage 

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