Advanced Scrimshaw Techniques


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Advanced Scrimshaw Techniques

Jim Stevens

Book Details
ISBN: 9780764330179
Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″
Illustrations: 134 color photos
Pages: 80
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Description
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.


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