Baren Rubbing Pad, 4 1/2" Diameter (13)


Handcrafted by master artisans in Japan, this smooth, light rubbing pad is made of bamboo bark. Used in Traditional Japanese woodcut printing or Ukiyo-e. The strong grain of its tough surface allows the artist to apply pressure firmly and efficiently to the paper. Great for burnishing fused papers, and for mono-printing.

Smaller size available: Bamboo Baren, 3 7/8" Diameter (SB10)

Uses: Woodblock printing, Ukiyo-e, burnishing fused papers, monoprinting

Diameter: 4 1/2"


How to use a bamboo baren: