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lexicon of the comic book and biker symbology. The works this book was set in Helvetica. . Japanese tattooing really begins with my first visit to his studio. Tattoo Flash Book - Garyou Tensei: Japanese Tattoo Sleeve Designs by Yushi 'Horikichi' Takei Más. Maddie Beaumont · Traditional Japanese Flash. The Japanese Tattoo book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A crimson fish wrestles a man. A horned demon stares menacingly.

Fellman treats the tattoos as artworks and their creators as artists. Her text touches on the tattooing process, common motifs, the sociology of the tattoo, and relationships between the tattoo masters and their clients. Author D. Thomas has contributed two pages of his reactions to these unusual and even disturbing images. The 46 color plates in this volume, most of them whole body nudes, should prove provocative, fascinating, or repellant to a wide variety of library patrons. Sandi Fellman is a well-known photographer whose work has been featured in many one-person and group exhibitions in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Australia. Her work has also been widely published over the past fifteen years. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Paperback Verified download. This book is laughably bad. Firstly, trust me on the reviews about the quality of the photos. It looks like the book is filled with images from Google blown up to way beyond their resolution capabilities.

They are fuzzy and unclear. I'm all for white pages in photo books, but this is every single page. This is beyond padding. I collect Japanese tattoo magazines Tribal Tattoo is my favorite publication, and I highly recommend their magazines and Japanese tattoo photobooks..

I honestly think someone just rounded up a few people, took some pictures on their phone, and then looked at the wikipedia page and wrote a book. I honestly have to wonder how this got published at all. This is not even worth the used book price. Save your money, there are FAR better options on the market. Many retailers on the site JP website too will ship to the US and you can get official magazines far better than this book for the same price.

I uploaded two photos to accompany this review so you can see what I mean about the poor photo quality and the extreme padding within this book.

If you have no experience with horimono, this book gives some excellent images focusing mostly on the works of three masters only one, Horiyoshi III Sensei of Yokohama still actively tattoos. The book is worth downloading for the images alone. And I wish it were the images alone. The captions are often naive, bordering at times on offensive. The author at best over-exotifies and at worse verges on ridiculing some of her subjects, and seems to know very little about the tradition, history, and mores of Japanese society and horimono.

Add to that an introduction that is almost unexplainably ludicrous by an author with no bio! I'd give it 5 stars if it was just the photos.

Read Takahiro Kitamura's books as well as Donald Richie's for better information. Google images and history for 5 mind and you'll learn more. Not worth downloading this thing at all. It's like browsing photos from Google No need to spend money for seeing photos for ideas. It's also not a good range of different Japanese styles Save your money. Hardcover Verified download. I just want to say thanks, I was a little bit skeptical about how will be the condition of the book, and when I opened it was like a brand New!

In a really good shape! So once again Thanks a lot I am very happy with this download! I own a tattoo studio, and I've used this book countless times to explain elements of Japanese tattoos to my clients.

I can't tell how many times I've said "wind bars The photos are large and varied. And while they aren't frame worthy, they do help for research purposes. Dragons, samurai, koi, pubic hair, flowers, penises, ISO-bars, wind bars, foreskin, finger waves, etc. This is a great download!

Lacks any narrative beyond basic descriptions. Limited pictures. This is a visually stimulating book - for both the casual observer, who will probably be horrified at some of the work, and for the Tattoo Collector - who will be inspired to new heights by the glorious array of Classical Japanese Artworks presented herein. Printed on heavy stock with beautiful color separation, this is truly an important reference of the Japanese repertoire.

Awesome book in great used condition. Perfect for a beginner in Japanese work. See all 49 reviews. site Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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This is a must have for anyone interested in Japanese tattooing. The photobook Tattoo in Japan is a truly impressive masterpiece that will delight all tattoo fans. The spectrum of superlatively photographed tattoos ranges from old school to neo-traditional and contemporary styles. Exciting, authentic interviews with several masters round out the book and make it into a jewel for every collection.

As you digest the sharp contrasts between the traditional and the contemporary schools of thought, you glean a sense of how diverse the ideals behind getting tattooed are and the vast cultural differences between the historical tattoo and the Western-influenced that is a mainstay of street shops.

At first I thought the price tag sounded a little on the expensive side, but having taken a really good look at the book, I can assure you it is well worth the money! The introduction to the book offers an overview of the current tattoo scene in Japan, along with a brief history of the art. The intro runs nicely into a section of reviews of about half a dozen of the major artists working in Japan at the moment, from both the traditional and modern genre.

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And then comes the real meat in the sandwich These sections, although brief are informative, well written and thoughtfully laid out, adding to the enjoyment of the book as a whole. In contrast there is an in-depth interview with Horikoi, a traditional tebori tattooist who is also responsible for co-hosting the annual tattoo summit held in Toyohashi.

It really is a must-have for anyone who loves the Japanese style of tattooing, although be warned Total Tattoo United Kingdom. All of its photos are of first-rate quality. They combine to make this very heavy photobook extremely valuable. Introductory texts, explanations of various motifs in Japanese tattooing, and prose portraits of individual masters tattooists are brief, but interesting to read.

With the release of this lavish page tome, Edition Reuss has published a volume which reports with the utmost professionalism about the visual canon of the art of Japanese tattooing. Alongside extensive descriptions of the special features and motifs of Japanese tattoos, the photos of large-format, full-body suits are particularly impressive.

Four chapters introduce the various tattoo styles in the cities of Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka and in the Chubu region. The spectrum of tattoos presented here is corresponding broad: Edition Reuss, renowned for its unconventional photobooks, now documents and lavishly portrays the art of Japanese tattooing in photos and on more than pages. Well-researched accompanying texts and interviews elucidate the specialized background.

Texts and interviews offer the reader a treasury of information about the various artists and their styles. Go back. We are using Cookies for a better user experience.

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