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The art and the craft of scrimshaw, illustrated step by step by many of today’s scrimshaw artists. Books and DVD’s available

Lighthouse Template from “Scrimspirations 2”

Below is the template from the October 2015 Newsletter.  I try to include at least one template or pattern per newsletter to either use or inspire you to create a piece of scrimshaw.  It’s fun and easy, and if you’re

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Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum

Jack Chang brought this book to our attention: Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum A coffee table book detailing 700 of the over 5000 pieces of scrimshaw at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Beautifully photographed,

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The Art of Scrimshaw – DVDs

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The Art of Scrimshaw (2 DVDs) Linda Karst Stone is one of the leading scrimshaw artists in the field today and has been featured in numerous publications. Her abilities have earned her a successful career in the art of scrimshaw.

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Scrimshaw Techniques by Jim Stevens

Scrimshaw Techniques: With Gallery of Contemporary Artists   Jim Steven’s guide is a dazzling showcase of this uniquely American art form. The pages are filled with tips, techniques, and insights that both educate and demonstrate the steps to creating authentic

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The Scrimshander’s Secret Scrapbook of Whaling Era Illustrations

Need some inspiration for creating a piece of scrimshaw, a drawing or a painting? The Scrimshander’s Secret Scrapbook of Whaling Era Illustrations is over 180 images from the 19th and early 20th centuries with sea-faring and whaling images originally created

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