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Contemporary Scrimshaw

Contemporary Scrimshaw (Hardback)

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Scrimshaw is a technique of stippling and scratching on fossil ivory, horn, and bone. Its roots lie in the traditional art of whaling men of the 18th and 19th centuries, but it has developed as a recognized art form. Today, fine scrimshaw miniatures adorn handcrafted knives, jewelry, billiard cues, cigarette lighters, and many other objects. With over 700 photos, this book presents a history of scrimshaw, provides instruction on carving and decorating beautiful scrimshaw, and displays a gallery of 45 international artists. Their fascinating work gives carvers inspiration. This unique book gives artists, collectors, and everyone interested in scrimshaw a great reference.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsNon-graphic art forms incl Digital, Sculpture & InstallationsSport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsCarving & modelling, moulding & casting Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/09/2008 ISBN-13: 9780764330490  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Eva Halat has been an enthusiastic scrimshaw carver for many years.

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