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Carving Japanese Netsuke for Beginners

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Edition:
Original
ISBN13:

9781861086938

ISBN10:
1861086938
Format:
Trade Paper
Pub. Date:
11/1/2011
Publisher(s):
Guild of Master Craftsman

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the Original edition with a publication date of 11/1/2011.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

The intricately carved Japanese miniatures known as netsuke are among the most sought-after collectibles today. From their ancient beginnings as practical accessories to the kimono, the tiny figures became increasingly elaborate, evolving into stunning works of art. This comprehensive how-to guide takes readers through the process of carving their own amazing netsuke in six step-by-step projects and another 23 inspirational ideas, ranging from a lifelike bumblebee to a fantastical dragon. This lavish volume is profusely illustrated with drawings and photographs, and features meticulous descriptions of materials and techniques.


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