330179

Advanced Scrimshaw Techniques by Jim Stevens

Softcover , 80 pages, 134 color photos
Advanced Scrimshaw Techniques by Jim Stevens
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Learn techniques every scrimshaw artist needs for true proficiency in this traditional art form. Over 130 clear color photos illustrate color scrimshaw techniques, scrimshaw using power tools, ivory carving with hand and power tools, and practices in the care, conservation, repair, and restoration of ivory scrimshaw objects. Along with practical instruction on advanced techniques, the detailed text provides vital information on scrimshaw fakes, reproductions, resources, and appraisals. A unique feature is the extensive glossary, providing explanations of scrimshaw, sculpting, carving, and collecting terms found collectively nowhere else. Artists using this book will gain an array of techniques and invaluable information. For scrimshaw artists and carvers, this book is vital. About the Author Jim Stevens is the master scrimshaw craftsman for Fenton, the international jewelry design studio based in New York City. He is also a master scrimshaw instructor for the NRA Gunsmithing School. His works are found in numerous art galleries and collected internationally. He is also often sought out for scrimshaw and antique ivory restoration work.
Publisher:
Schiffer
Year Published:
2008
Format:
Softcover , 80 pages, 134 color photos
Dimensions:
8 1/2" x 11"
Author:
Jim Stevens
ISBN:
9780764330179

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