Wednesday, November 5, 2014
A Dollmaker's Perfection
I love the simple beauty of this video. This artisan, from Japan, has spent a lifetime learning his craft; learning all the skills required to create his art to perfection. It begins with the selection of the wood, then the turning of that wood on a lathe, then the minimal hand movements with a carving blade that shapes the wood to perfection. Then, he uses extraordinary hand-eye coordination with a simple brush to turn the shaped wood into a doll with lovely features.
Here is the link... https://vimeo.com/79369173