Pop up Painting – The Great Wave Off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai
Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period. Born in Edo, Hokusai is best known as author of the woodblock print series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji which includes the internationally iconic print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa. Suitable for adults and teenagers if accompanied by an adult/parent.
Needed for week 1:
Printed out picture of The Great Wave Painting
Canvas, canvas board, cardboard
Needed for week 2 and 3:
Prepared canvas with picture outline drawn on from week 1.
Acrylic Paints, a selection of colours which must include white, black, red, blue and yellow
(If you have oil paints please feel free to use I can give extra guidance on these as we go through, but I will aim the workshop at Acrylics)
Three different sized paint brushes; Small – size 2, Medium – 4, 5 or 6, Large – any size above a 6
Pot of water for washing out brushes
Apron to protect your clothes
Mixing palette – could be paper plates or an old plate
Table top easel or prop canvas up on books, not essential but useful