Monday, April 13, 2009

Nakaya Piccolo III - Photo!

So this morning I woke up to a fantastic post by SJM1123 in a recent thread on the FPN about Japanese lacquerware decoration. The post links to a wonderful database of techniques, including Chinkin, which is what I chose for my third Piccolo.

I was so inspired by the videos that I got the camera out and started snapping away. Here is a teaser from the shoot:

Nakaya Piccolo III
I couldn't find my remote cable release and I was all in despair over the lighting quality... but I think they turned out OK.

7 comments:

  1. How could you ever ink such a beauty?

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  2. How could I not! This pen is incredibly tactile! Sometimes I can't put it down, so I just sit there at work and caress it while I think.

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  3. Sounds like you are smitten. Careful or your other pens might get jealous and play all sorts of tricks to win you back. :)

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  4. Wow, this one is an eye-popping treasure! I would feel trapped between inkophile's comment (just behold) and your own (gotta ink it).
    close ups, please!

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  5. This is the most beautiful Chinkin Nakaya I've seen! Congratulations on it. Wow...makes me think of what I can sell to commission one myself.

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  6. Hehe! I mis-read that as: "I think I'll sell myself to commission one."

    No offense intended, the words just made me laugh. ;)

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