Utsushi - in search of Katsuhira's tiger. Part 2

A miracle of artistry and craftsmanship. Such a gift.

A short documentary film that follows classical Japanese metal artist Ford Hallam as he recreates a lost masterpiece by the 19th century Mito tsuba artist, Hagia Katsuhira. The project and filming was funded by Mr Bob Morrison and took place from June to October 2009.

Filmed and directed by Brad Schaffer
http://www.bradshawschaffer.com

Produced by Richard Moerdyk and Fixer Film
http://www.fixerfilm.com/

For more details about the project please visit my blog spot here;
http://followingtheironbrush.blogspot.com/2009/06/time-to-let-cat-out-of-bag....

To learn more about the techniques of classical Japanese decorative metalwork please visit our forum;
http://www.followingtheironbrush.org/

We also have available for download text files of the audio in French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Greek and German.
You'll find them on our forum here;
http://www.followingtheironbrush.org/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=1994

To see more of Ford's work please visit http://fordhallam.com/

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