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Hidehira Nuri

December 03, 2020

Depending on the uses of the final product, wood of suitable material such as that of the Japanese horse-chestnut and Japanese zelkova is dried and processed.
The foundation is made by hardening the dried and processed wood with unprocessed lacquer, covering the weak parts with cloth and further hardening them with raw lacquer.
After the processes of undercoating, second coating and top coating, patterns in the shape of clouds are drawn and gold foil is affixed to these patterns just before they are completely dry. The craft is completed by painting figures on the external surface of the cloud patterns.

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