The Baren Tarô Shimo
[Baren] Editor's Introduction
Topics covered in this book:
- An attempt to record as much of the history and lore surrounding the Japanese printmaker's printing tool - the baren - as was possible, before the knowledge disappeared. Detailed instructions for making the baren are included, and the stated purpose of the author was to leave enough information 'behind' so that somebody coming across this volume a thousand years from now would still be able to make a traditional baren.
- The serious printmaker working in the traditional Japanese techniques ...