Not living in Japan starting with urushi can be challenging. Very little resoursec, scattered around the web. Almost no books, a few articles, some post on foras. I spet some time gathering those resources and i Will be puting them here.
URUSHI RESOURCES & LIBRARY
- @tamenuri_studio – my profile, you can find on the bottom of home page too.
- @manupropria – Martin Pauli of Manu Propria from Switzerland. He is working with urushi for many years, practiced in Japan, and is a great source of inspiration.
- @waterman_pink – an active urushi creator and fan of vintage pens and flexible nibs
- @urushi_studio_india – Vivek Kulkarni profile, urushi artist from India
- Tamenuri Studio – my channel with techniques, tutorials, and fountain pens
- Fushimi Urushi Kobo – best channel showing step by step different techniques of urushi. Started over 10 years ago !
- Sailor GENJI MONOGATAR maki-e painting – first video on maki-e I have ever watched. Must see.
- Watanabe Shoten – Japan, one of my sources of urushi lacquer and other supplies
- Dictum – urushi – section on Dictum in Germany with urushi supplies