“Jim picks right up where he left off in his first book, Scrimshaw Techniques. More info on ivory and how to care for it, restore it, re-inking it, determining the difference between real and fakes – it is just plain educational.” – Amazon Review
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.
Over 130 color photos makes learning a snap!
Each book personally autographed by Jim Stevens.