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Scrimshaw? But I Can't Draw! How To Scrimshaw, Volume 1 : A Beginner's Guide to the Art of Scrimshaw
by Andrew Perkins




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Updated for 2017. Learn how to scrimshaw without knowing how to draw, using two hundred year old techniques of the whalemen with easily accessible modern tools and materials While the whaling industry has ceased to exist, the art form of the whaleman continues on into the twenty first century. Using ancient mammoth ivory, natural "vegetable ivory" or other materials, you can create beautiful works of art the way the sailors did, without needing to lean over the port bow A great way to de-stress, scrimshaw will bring you into a world of art you may never have thought possible to achieve. "Scrimshaw? But I Can't Draw " has links to just about everything you need: fossilized ivory "vegetable" ivory tools pigments preparing tools and materials techniques for shading polishes and preservatives, and more. Great book for beginners and who can and cannot draw, "Scrimshaw? But I Can't Draw " will walk you through the simple steps that many of the top scrimshaw artists use today.

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Overview

Updated for 2017. Learn how to scrimshaw without knowing how to draw, using two hundred year old techniques of the whalemen with easily accessible modern tools and materials While the whaling industry has ceased to exist, the art form of the whaleman continues on into the twenty first century. Using ancient mammoth ivory, natural "vegetable ivory" or other materials, you can create beautiful works of art the way the sailors did, without needing to lean over the port bow A great way to de-stress, scrimshaw will bring you into a world of art you may never have thought possible to achieve. "Scrimshaw? But I Can't Draw " has links to just about everything you need: fossilized ivory "vegetable" ivory tools pigments preparing tools and materials techniques for shading polishes and preservatives, and more. Great book for beginners and who can and cannot draw, "Scrimshaw? But I Can't Draw " will walk you through the simple steps that many of the top scrimshaw artists use today.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781469932996
  • ISBN-10: 1469932997
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: February 2012
  • Page Count: 80
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.21 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds


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