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Preparing paper for calligraphy? Answered

I noticed that the calligraphers in Turkey do some tricks for paper they use for their final calligraphy work.  I am not sure what they do to the paper to make it smooth and better.  Does any one know how or what to apply to normal paper to make a great paper for calligaphy?

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cyberpageman (author)2012-07-13

I found a site that may be a help if you are still interested: http://calligraphyqalam.com/forum/topic.php?id=101

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DELETED_Fuogger (author)2010-08-08

It should be fine as is, is it wrinkled? You could iron it.

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Re-design (author)2010-08-07

Maybe the paper that you can get in Turkey is not as high quality as you can get elsewhere. I don't know what would need to be done since most places you can get paper that is already perfect.

What problems are you haveing with the paper you use?

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