ISTANBUL, Dec. 22, 2014 - One Ebru artist outlines the drawing with a tool in Istanbul, Turkey, on Dec. 22. Ebru is a traditional Islamic and Turkish painting art, and can be defined as painting on water and transferring this painting onto paper. Turkey is one of the countries in the world which have the richest ancient culture, during Ottoman ruling years Turkey made magnificent achievement in artistic fields like painting, Calligraphy and architecture, and Ebru is the representative one. In November 27, 2014, Ebru is officially listed as the World Intangible culture heritage by UNESCO.
One Ebru artist paints a tulip in the water in Istanbul, Turkey, on Dec. 22.