The Art of Carving Netsuke

The Art of Carving Netsuke

by Peter Benson

Paperback

$26.09 $27.95 Save 7% Current price is $26.09, Original price is $27.95. You Save 7%.

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Eligible for FREE SHIPPING

Overview

The Art of Carving Netsuke by Peter Benson

Learn the intricate skills of creating Japanese netsuke with this concise, step-by-step guide, sure to inspire you whether you are a relative beginner or an experienced and dedicated carver.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781565235120
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Peter Benson, Chairman of the British Woodcarvers Association, runs courses for carvers of all abilities throughout the UK. He also travels to the United States to give seminars and talks, and is in regular demand as a judge for carving competitions. His own work centers on miniature carvings, including fantastic Japanese netsuke.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The history of netsuke

GETTING STARTED

*Planning

*Maquettes and patterns

*Materials

*Tools and equipment

*making and modifying

*Maintaining your tools

*Safety

*Avoiding and rectifying mistakes

TECHNIQUES

*Eyes

*Scales

*Feathers

*Fur and hair

*Ukibori

*Adding color

*Himotoshi

PROJECTS

*Dormouse

*Turtle dove

*Rabbit

*Fish

*Toad

*Monkey

*Apple

*Snake

*Mask

GALLERY

Supliers

Glossary

Bibliography

About the author

Acknowledgements

Index

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews