This treasury of more than 450 lovely designs preserves the original spirit and subtlety of Japanese art while sharpening and enhancing the reproducibility of the designs themselves. Included are black-and-white depictions of people in traditional garb, a generous sampling of nature's bounty, decorat... read more
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This treasury of more than 450 lovely designs preserves the original spirit and subtlety of Japanese art while sharpening and enhancing the reproducibility of the designs themselves. Included are black-and-white depictions of people in traditional garb, a generous sampling of nature's bounty, decorative family crests, bold geometric designs, fruit tree blossoms, demons, dragons, and much more.
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Includes 454 images scanned at 600 dpi and saved in six different formats (TIFF, PICT, EPS, BMP, as well as Internet-ready JPEG and GIF).
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