I have a copy of the book, and found it very enlightening. There are
step-by-step instructions, with pictures, of several styles of shibori.
There's also a good section on the history of shibori. So...yes, go for it!
Tracie Ellis wrote:
> Hello the list!
> I am peeking out of the shadows long enough to ask about a book I
> found while trolling through the Art section of my favorite book haunt
> (alibris.com). It's called "Shibori, the Inventive Art of Japanese
> Shaped Resist Dyeing" by Wada, Yoshiko Iwamoto; Rice, Mary Kellogg And
> Barton, Jane, published by Kodansha International in 1999.
> I'm wondering if it's any good as far as a starting point for A&S
> themes for Japanese persona, or just A&S in general, with a Japanese
> theme? No, I'm just asking, haven't gone beyond the idea of "Ooh,
> this is neat, I wonder" and I would prefer a decent "yes, go for it"
> or "no, stupid gaijin, don't bother" answer :) then I can take off in
> a new direction on 'toys' for A&S play :)
> "There but for the grace of a demented deity, go I" - Tales of the
> Folly, by A. Fesler
> "I messed with the Captain of the Folly, and all I got was this lousy
> T-shirt" - A. Fesler
> If you want handmade, ask an artist, if you want perfection, get it
> from a machine. T. Ellis
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