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Hokusai Collage Paintings. Katsushika Hokusai. Katsushika Hokusai ( 葛飾 北斎 ?, October 31, 1760 (exact date questionable) – May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo -e painter and printmaker - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Hokusai Collage PaintingsKatsushika HokusaiKatsushika Hokusai ( ?, October 31, 1760 (exact date questionable) May 10, 1849) was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmakerAt the age of 12, he was sent by his father to work in a bookshop and lending library, a popular type of institution in Japanese cities, where reading books made from wood-cut blocks At 14, he became an apprentice to a wood-carver, the age of 18, whereupon he was accepted into the studio of Katsukawa Shunsh. Shunsh was an artist of ukiyo-e, a style of wood block prints and paintings that Hokusai would master, and head of the so-called Katsukawa school.his work became focused on landscapes and images of the daily life of Japanese people from a variety of social levels. This change of subject was a breakthrough in ukiyo-e and in Hokusai's careerHokusai had a long career, but he produced most of his important work after age 60. His most popular work is the ukiyo-e series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, which was created between 1826 and 1833Objectives/ ProductI will.Create a picture that combines lettering, architecture and traditional costumeWe willCreate a collage picture with Japanese symbolsObservation and ResearchWood Carvings and Paintings



Japanese Architecture

Japanese Words

PlanRough Draft Japanese symbols

PlanJapanese Architecture

PlanPicture One Influence

PlanPicture Two Influence

ProduceWater Color TechniquesWashSpray or brush water on paperWith wet brush paint across the surface Tilt slightly for the dripStop dripping not wanted with a paper towelShould be very translucent or see throughThis is called painting wet on wet

ProduceWater Color TechniquesGlazingWet BrushOutline shapeFill in centerColor should be Translucent

ProduceWater Color TechniquesDropping

Wet BrushDot area with color of choiceColor should be translucentLayering of color will make it less translucent

ProduceWater Color TechniquesDry Brush TechniquesOutlineBrush Strokes to build on shadeColor will not be translucent

Water Color TechniquesLiftingUse a dry brushOr use a paper towelGently dab towel on area

ProduceWater Color Techniques

Spray gently the dry brush strokesor Drop water Will make color translucent


Revise/EditToo much color/color too darkWet areaLift color with paper towel


Color StreaksDrop water on streaksSmooth out the colorOr drop color around to even out

ProducePaper DollBodyTrace body (Do Not Cut)Draw hair styleNow Cut

ProducePaper DollDraw your design then cover with oil pastelPaint over the oil pastel lightly

KimonoThis is a piece of cloth wrapped around a body (like a robe)You are designing the fabricYou can use the Hokusai pictures for inspiration or create your own pattern

ProducePaper DollKimonoFold cornersFold in a trifold around the dollPaint the strip for the sashAdd the sash by wrapping around the kimono

PresentTa Da!!!Add Paper Doll to Picture