donderdag 28 juli 2011

The moon

The companion to the wind's blowing in the sky, the single moon.
(Boncho, 1714)

dinsdag 26 juli 2011

Sumi with Haiku

Calligaphy by Elene Divina living in Swiss

Snails and Butterflies

Snails under the rain (by Salvatore Valentino)
Paste Papers

Butterflies and nymphs (by Salvatore Valentino)
Paste Papers

zondag 24 juli 2011

Casualities are good!

Sometimes when one is working on doing Paste Papers, one can find that casualities produce better results than those who one have planned in the final work...

This model I present to you today was done absolutely by casual things... It appears like metal rings are holding fibers...

Well this result I've obtained after covered the paper with pink paste, then with a medium brush I put green paste, obtaining in this way a brown-grey color with matices of pink and green... Finally with a comb I've done the arcs, but I do not wanted to do them exactly as they resulted (my original idea was to do ondulated lines), by the way finally I decided to not discard the work, and put it to dry... a few moment later I returned to understand better the result and only then I noticed the effect of rings holding fibers... Hope you enjoy this paper...

Salvatore Valentino

Suminagashi Buko Undo

een lijst maakt verschil,                                                                                                             a frame makes a difference

vrijdag 22 juli 2011

Stijfselmarmer op papier met motief

Stijfselmarmer op papier met motief bambu
papier met hart motief

detail: pigment in carrageen

maandag 18 juli 2011

Kleister op Sumi

Dit is Suminagashi met Kleister er overheen

De Kleister is gemaakt van Ebru-water (carrageen)

zondag 17 juli 2011

Marabu marbling by Elena from Swiss


when the marble print is "bleeding" correct with running water from tap or bottle
als de marmer afdruk "bloedt" verbeteren met stromend water uit kraan of fles
wenn das Marmor "blutet" versuche zu verbessern mit stroemendes Wasser aus Kran oder Flasche

donderdag 14 juli 2011

Help a miracle? Help een wonder ?

 We do not know what happened:
We weten niet hoe het komt.
Hilli got the materials, Elsje the results.
Hilli had de materialen, Elsje de resultaten.

 Please help us to find out. Help ons om hier achter te komen.
We used: We gebruikten:

Wallpaper paste, natural brush, pigments, wood stain (water base)
Behangplak, natuurlijke penseel, pigmenten, houtbeits (waterbasis)

 OR was it the nice WEATHER  ?
OF was het het mooie WEER ?

workshop suminagashi met collega marmeraars

Elsje demonstratie (Harry kijkt)
bijvoorbeeld half A4

viva Sumi

Suminagashi en Kleister in Prien Duitsland

Elsje van der Ploeg (l) en Hilli Zenz (r)

Elsje en Hilli's handen
buiten in de zon
Kleister Elsje

Kleister Hilli