Techniques
July 4, 2020

How to clean the hake?

Hake or urushi-bake is a brush used in layering urushi. Best are made of human hair. On this video i show how to take  care of such brush, how to…
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June 22, 2020

Sanding, sanding, sanding – majority of work with urushi

Lacquer artist? Nope. Sanding artist. 70-80% of work is sanding, burnishing and polishing. Then cleaning, dusting, preparing brushes, mixing lacquers, and lacquering is just 5-10% of time. I compressed almost…
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June 18, 2020

Platinum 3776 Century urushi

Platinum 3776 Century is one of my favorite pens. Right now I have 5 of them, and I'm afraid it's not the end 😉 Since I started urushi I wanted…
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June 8, 2020

Namisu Horizon Ebonite in Gold urushi

Some time ago looking for nice "base" pens for lacquering I found Namisu. Their model Horizon is made of aluminium, titanium or ebonite. I bought 3 of them, 2 ebonite