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Japanese woodblock

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Japanese woodblock

  1. 1. Japanese Woodblock Prints<br />[1]<br />
  2. 2. Japanese Woodblock Prints<br />Ukiyo-e<br /> “Pictures of the floating world”<br /> These prints depicted scenes of harmony <br /> and carefree everyday living.[2]<br />People Crossing an Arched Bridge<br />Katsushika Hokusai[3]<br />
  3. 3. Japanese Woodblock Prints<br />Whalling off the Goto Islands<br />Katsushika Hokusai[3]<br />
  4. 4. Japanese Woodblock Prints<br />Ancient View of Yatsuhashi in Mikawa Province<br />Katsushika Hokusai[3]<br />
  5. 5. Japanese Woodblock Prints<br />
  6. 6. A few notes about elements of a landscape print<br />Background<br />Middle Ground<br />Foreground<br />
  7. 7. Objects that are far away get smaller<br />. . . This boat<br />This boat is closer than. . .<br />
  8. 8. Objects that are closer sometimes overlap objects behind them<br />The Sagami River <br />Ando Hiroshige[4]<br />
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  10. 10. Many Japanese woodblocks seek to have a balance of positive space . . . <br />
  11. 11. . . . and negative space<br />
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  13. 13. Back View of Mt.Fuji from Dream Mountain in Kai Province<br />Ando Hiroshige[4]<br />
  14. 14. The Valley of Approach at Oyama in Sagami Province<br />Ando Hiroshige[4]<br />
  15. 15. Rough Sea at Shichiri Beach in Sagami Province<br />Ando Hiroshige[4]<br />
  16. 16. Sources:<br /><ul><li>[1] http://www.moma.org/interactives/projects/2001/whatisaprint/flash.html
  17. 17. [2] http://www.asianartmall.com/AboutWoodBlockPrints.html
  18. 18. [3] http://www.katsushikahokusai.org
  19. 19. [4] http://www.hiroshige.org.uk/</li>

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