Art of Carving Netsuke
by Peter Benson (9781565235120)

Art of Carving Netsuke
Peter Benson
Release Date: 25 July 2010
Format: Paperback
Pages: 167
Category: Carving
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781565235120
ISBN-10: 1565235126

Create your own Japanese masterpieces from the comfort of your living room. Choose from nine miniature carving projects, each one set out with detailed step-by-step photography sequenses and easy-to-follow diagrams. Complete beginners may like to try the adorable dormouse or the peaceful turtle dove. While the more advanced will have fun creating the charming monkey or the distinguished mask. This comprehensive book includes the history of this Japanese art form, tips and techniques, full list of tools and equipment, and an inspirational gallery showcasing the work of expert netsuke carvers from across the globe - everything you need to know to create your own unique pieces of Japanese culture.

Peter Benson started woodcarving in 1947. Since his retirement, Peter set up the Essex School of Woodcarving in the UK providing courses for carvers of all abilities, as well as teaching woodcarving skills throughout the world. He firmly believes that anyone can carve, given the right approach and guidance.

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