Girih tiles are a set of five tiles that were historically used in the creation of ornaments for decoration of buildings in Islamic architecture. This browser app allows you to: Lay Girih patterns on an infinite canvas. Color and style your design. Export as vector images.
Tsubaki Abura – Camellia Oil Camellia oil is applied to the barengawa (the bamboo sheath on a baren) to keep it supple and prolong its life. The oil may be applied with a saturated pad, cotton ball, or use the palm of your hand. Rub just a drop or two of oil into the sheath, […]
1) This neutral pH rice starch powder is made from glutinous rice, so mixing and cooking it on the stove is not necessary. If your tap water has a high mineral content, use distilled water instead. 1. Place 3 tablespoons of rice starch powder in 1 cup of boiling water. 2. Stir briskly with a […]
Nori Nori is very important in the Japanese style of printmaking. It works as a dispersing agent to give the ink body so it will spread evenly over the block. Ink without nori can look speckled when it is printed, often an unwanted effect, while ink with nori prints more uniformly. Traditionally, it is also […]
The kento is a simple device by means of which the printer insures the register of the picture throughout the printing process. It has been employed for several centuries, and experience has proved it to be the best means for the purpose. The principle is to maintain with absolute exactness the width of the margin […]
Collografi eller Paptryk. Tryk kan også gøres udfra pap i stedet for zink- eller kobberplader. Pappet skal være kraftigt og glat på overfladen, ellers vil det suge for meget væde. Arbejdsgangen minder meget om koldnål, da man præger pappet med redskaber, som man ridser med. Man kan også flå det glatte lag af og udnytte […]