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  • Uki Candy Tsai
  • Intqoductionn The Pictures of the Floating Worldn A type of woodblock printingn flourished in 19th centuryn came from China in 9th centuryn illustration, decorationn symbol of Japanese Art
  • Techniruen First step- Drawing- drew in water ink- made several sheets of tracing (hanshita)
  • n Second step- Carving- glued the hashinta on the several blocks of wood- cut away the white area
  • n Third Step- Printing- set of woodblocks were inked in different colors- some would printed more than once
  • Famous Types of Ukiyo-en Bijinga- women who were in low caste ex. prostitute or waitress- most of the them have small eyes and small lips and wore kimono Three Known Beauties
  • n Landscape- showed the appreciation towards nature- the passion for travel In the Hollow of a Wave off the Coast at Kanagawa
  • n Actors actor prints- inexpensive- souvenir- cultural icon theatrical prints- climactic scene- exaggerated pose
  • nShunga- embraced by all castes- almost all the well- known ukiyo-e artists made at least one piece in their careers- express the desires- Women are flexible
  • Resouqcesnhttp://www.loc.gov/exhibits/ukiyo- e/major.htmlnhttp://www.ukiyotile.com/japanese- woodblock/nhttp://learningobjects_devel.wesleyan.edu/bl ockprinting/
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