A Short Film - Woodblock Carving & Printing Japanese Netsuke

Fox or Tanuki Wrapped in Monk's Robe

This recent short film (2m16s) shows the (speeded up) process of preparing, carving and printing a woodblock of the netsuke 'Fox or Tanuki Wrapped in Monk’s Robe’.

Music by Red Deer Sleeping

'Falling Through the Sunlight' from original poem 'September 1918' by Amy Lowell

Thanks to Kate Newnham at Bristol Museum for the time and space to draw Japanese netsuke.