Keikou Tanabe is taking part in the tradition of Yuzen Dyeing, a technique that is part of the Kimono making process and requires the artist to apply dyes to the fabric in order to depict cultural life.
Today I wanted a highlight a short film produced by Break Water Studios, they have put together a video on talented stained glass craftsman Norbert Sattler who resides in Nova Scotia, Canada.
The fantastic short film by Seattle-based filmmaker Taylor Hawkins explores the work made by a series of talented lacquer craftsman in Aizuwakamatsu, a city in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
Takashi Kuroyanagi has visited many workshops in Kyoto to record the techniques of the various craftsmen based there, this subject is Kurotani, a paper making town near Kyoto.
Imagery and a short film captured by Nils Clauss that pays homage to the work of Korean craftsman Kim Soo-Young, winner of the YÉOL Award for Craftsman of the Year 2013.
This short film and photography captures the making process of talented Japanese calligrapher Sen (aka Rinka Obitsu), who’s attempting to perfect her calligraphy through a piece titled “Prayer”.