• 119 Pages
  • 2.83 MB
  • English
Troubador Press , San Francisco
Statementby William Gilkerson ; with introd. by Karl Kortum.
LC ClassificationsNK6022 .G55
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5060163M
ISBN 10091230054X, 0912300531
LC Control Number74024008

This is a great book written by one of the best Scrimshanders around. Rare and out of publication, the value of the book continues to increase as other artist and collectors of this art form want it.

The photos are the work of Mr. Gilkerson and the ships in his studies are historically accurate/5(8). A coffee table book detailing of the over pieces of scrimshaw at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Beautifully photographed, you can see crimpers, canes, umbrellas, swifts and more all carved to pass the time or sell after their journey was done, or in.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. 5/5(1). This is the first complete book about the famed American nautical folk art of scrimshaw and contains four hundred and fifty superb illustrations which capture the texture and character of articles produced by the scrimshander.

Inscribed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller   Scrimspirations, easy to use templates are available throughincluding “Tall Ships and Sea Life”, “Mermaids and Monsters” and the popular “Scrimspirations, Book 1”.

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Lisa Mantchev is the author of the Theatre Illuminata series, including Perchance to Dream and Eyes Like wrote her first play in fourth grade and has been involved in theater ever since.

In her senior year at the University of California, Irvine, she won the Chancellor's Award For Undergraduate Research/5(39).

Learn the art of Scrimshaw from a 40 year master Scrimshander. Brian Kiracofe is a scrimshaw artist in Newport, Rhode Island. Scrimshaw is the art of engraving on ivory or bone started by the American whalers on board ships while hunting for whales as early as the 18th c.

Scrimshander Anita Nelson, Miena, Tasmania. likes. Uniquely Australian Scrimshaw created in the Central Highland Alpine Country of Tasmania.

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Focusing on Australian themes: historical, flora and Followers: Get this from a library. What to be. [Steve Berman; Vivien Weiss] -- Explores a variety of careers through interviews with a scrimshander, comic book dealer, vocational counselor, chiropractor, massage therapist, calligrapher, acupuncturist, potter, and others.

A truly unique and incredibly beautiful book. “The Scrimshaw Connection” (), by Bob Engnath, published by The House of Muzzelloading (softcover). x in., Pages.

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After the renaissance of scrimshaw in the s, master scrimshander Bob Engnath put together this compilation of the then currently known scrimshaw artists and their. I found the Scrimshander’s crimes handled with taste and restraint in Harrison Squared - I mean, he does ugly things to people but speaking as a parent myself, I'd say this book is at most PG - and yet, the more I thought about The Scrimshander the more I found his actions : Nate Hawthorne.

These teeth are illustrated on frontispiece pages of the Revised Edition of Gilkerson's book, The Scrimshander. 12 of only 29 especially bound, slip-cased copies of this book is included with the teeth.

It has a signed remarqued illustration of the whaling bark Wanderer on the Forepiece. The Palawan Scrimshander. likes. Art. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: The Scrimshander tried to pull her back, but Bertie’s flesh dissolved to flecks of mica under his grasping fingers.

“Eleven is for love, twelve, joy for tomorrow.” Encapsulated, she knew only the rightness of granite. Tiny opalescent orbs bubbled to the surface of her skin, each one containing a different recollection: a thousand desserts 4/5(32). The topics include scrimshaw of course, and also briefly touch on oil processing, life aboard a whaler, Americana art, daily life in New England and visits around the world in the search for whales.

I would recommend this book to the novice historian, scrimshander, die hard New Englander or anyone needing an evening to go back in time/5(6). The Scrimshander by William Gilkerson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Scrimshaw is scrollwork, engravings, and carvings done in bone or ivory.

Typically it refers to the artwork created by whalers, engraved on the byproducts of whales, such as bones or is most commonly made out of the bones and teeth of sperm whales, the baleen of other whales, and the tusks of takes the form of elaborate engravings in the form of pictures and lettering.

Founded inhas become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. The chosen theme of this edition of The Scrimshander was Homer's epic, The Odyssey.

The two images that instantly came to my mind were of the sea and Ancient Greece. I based the book's color scheme and the recurring motif of Greek meanders on these images.

I sought to create a book that integrated both antique and contemporary design qualities. I gave the first book in the trilogy 4 stars and the second book in the trilogy stars. I thought they were the definition of whimsical, theatrical, dreamy, and just so different. One thing I never liked about those books, however, was the romance.4/5.

In this book, I plan to give you enough information to understand some of the history, tools and the knowledge to become a scrimshander. I have very little formal art education but have a life long interest in the arts.

I started scrimshawing about 20 years : Ron Newton. Artist and scrimshander Bill Gillickson of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia delivered the keynote address on “Scrimshaw Beyond the Norm.” While living in Massachusetts inGillickson authored the highly successful book The Scrimshander, the first book on modern scrimshaw.

He is a fine contemporary scrimshander working with the traditional subjects. Great book the beginner. The author explains various tools,supplies,materials and techniques for a good start for the novice scrimshander.

the one thing that would to add would be a few "cheater" templates for real pratice runs. The book was well written and informative.A recommended piece for anyone that wants to learn this great old art/5(2). Looking for inspiration for creating a piece of scrimshaw, a drawing or a painting.

The Scrimshander's Secret Scrapbook of Whaling Era Illustrations is over images from the late 19th and early 20th centuries featuring sea-faring and whaling images originally created as woodcuts, lithographs drawings and paintings. Lisa Mantchev is the author of the Theatre Illuminata series, including Perchance to Dream and Eyes Like wrote her first play in fourth grade and has been involved in theater ever since.

In her senior year at the University of California, Irvine, she won the Chancellor's Award For Undergraduate Research/5(). Far from the comforts (and distractions) of land, whalers from America, England, Australia, and Portugal could spend the long hours of attention necessary to perfect the scrimshander's art.

They forgot their loneliness and discomfort as the crafted pieces like those shown in over vivid color photographs in this new, fascinating book.5/5(1). ~This is the online world of David Adams~ I'm a visual artist: painter, scrimshander, illustrator, jewelry designer, crystal carver, sculptor, teacher, webmaster and author.

~I thank all of my fans for your wonderful support; Thank You!~ The image on the left is me. The image on the right is my book. At the edge of the clearing, Ariel caught Bertie under the arms. The Scrimshander towed both of them forward a half-dozen steps, though the air elemental dug his similarly bare heels into the ground.

“Cut him loose!” Ariel strained to hold her. “I can’t!” Bertie managed to say before pain swallowed the protest.4/5(32). Perchance to Dream book.

Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. There are many cute and clever lines, and the Scrimshander is an intriguing invention- he may have been my favorite part of the book.

However, the plot is very flawed- I kept more. flag 3 Perchance to Dream is the follow-up to the incredibly /5.Scrimshander A proposal for a comic book.

Across the flooded cities of North America, a young sailor hunts the mysterious creature that killed her family in this gritty post-apocalyptic Moby Dick.The Kurt Wallander series began in with Faceless Killers, which was translated into English in Below is a list of Henning Mankell’s Kurt Wallander books in publication order and chronological order: Publication Order of Kurt Wallander Books.

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