Technique of Japanese original lacquer
To the palace of the painting carved in the line
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To the painting that cuts down the line from "CHINKIN" of the decoration of Japan at the Heian era and was expressed
The dressing case to which the character and birds and beasts' patterns areengraved has been excavated from ruins in China in the fifth century at B.C..
A modern "CHINKIN" art is the one had been succeeded with the lacqering by aristocrat's sense of beauty at the Heian era.
My (Houson) line drawing carved into the rock aims at the scene description of nature and the person who cannot express it by the technique of "CHINKIN"of lacquer handicrafts of the tradition and it aims at the completion of a Japanese original forming painting.
A part of the technique is opened to the public considering the people of everybody and an art system educational institution that can be involved in the traditional craft field now.

        Shanghai international exposition/
            Japanese pavilion exhibition work

Ten kinds of Kitayama Japan cedar new flower bowl
  produced by Housun Maeda 
 One hundred poem-cards of japan / Poem written Murasaki Shikibu of model (Size 55p×15p)

Lacquer handicrafts work dedicated to the Emperor

Work of Maeda Houson 
 Compilation of lacquer handicrafts / "Cinkin" technique of Houson
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  "Beauty of drawing in lines"
The way of the painting to which the lacquer did drawing in lines is opened.−−
The line is carved for the specular of the lacquer with a sharp knife.
The technique for sinking gold foil in the line cut down and floating the character and the picture is said, "Cinkin".
"Cinkin" of my (Houson) line drawing carved into the rock sticks to one line, and produces all of object and sceneries by accumulating the line, and it describes and a three-dimensional painting space is produced. It can be said that depth, strength of the line shaved off, a flowing angle of the line, a sound of the crossed line, and various quality of radiation are the sight arts that express forming essence and the truth of the resonance like musical instruments with a different tone each other, and carving the line by the entire grasp describing and the expressions of the shape resemblance.
Time consideration at a body movement when the sense and tools (knife and French curve), etc. transmitted to the hand while making good use of a craft technique are operated and the speed, etc. cut down etc. are the one acquired in long training.
The expression of drawing in lines should be powerful though is simple, and be plain.
The way of the forming picture of line drawing carved of the lacquer can be newly opened in my "Cinkin" only after it is finished to express various elements of the painting sketch of amount of feeling, the shadow, and the atmosphere of shaking.



Carp's rise up in waterfall

Nachi Waterfall

Genji and heike battle picture scroll

S.Maria monastery

Gokayama Suganuma Village
    The line shines for production with money and silver,
           and the line of 100% beautiful cannot be reproduced on the screen

   "Cinkin" work・Houoho No Mai/Three step nest of boxes 
   Houson work

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