Thursday, 7 November 2019

The Secret Art of Marbling

quote [ It’s the DIY to rule them all: marbling. As in, those hypnotic patterns you find inside antique books, posh stationary, and packaging where it seems as if the whole of the colour spectrum has been syphoned through a kaleidoscope and poured onto a piece of paper. ]

Caressing the marble and stone
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[by ScoobySnacks@8:30amGMT]


mechanical contrivance said @ 2:26pm GMT on 7th Nov
Eventually, automation will put all the marblers out of work.
moriati said @ 7:49pm GMT on 7th Nov
I wonder if the fluid is similar to Nuru massage gel?
mechanical contrivance said @ 8:09pm GMT on 7th Nov
There's only one way to find out.
Paracetamol said @ 8:32am GMT on 8th Nov
If you're not keen for supercomplicated patterns it's not that hard to do at home.
As the article states, it's still common in book preservation.

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