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Japanese art for kids


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Japanese art for kids

  2. 2. Japan’s flag 7回落ち、8回立ち上がる 7-Kai ochi, 8-kai tachiagaru Fall seven times and stand up eight
  3. 3. Fast facts. Official language Japanese Tha capital city of Japan is Tokyo MONEY Japanese yen Goverment Contitucional monarchy. POPULATION 127,103,388
  4. 4. The Japanese name for Japan is “Nihon” or “Nippon” which means “sun origin”. The highest point in Japan in Mount Fuji, which stands at 3,776m Ancient warriors of Japan were known as Samurai. Japan is a world leader in robotics. Japanese cuisine has become popular around the world. Some well-known dishes are sushi, sashimi and tempura. Japan is home to many different forms of martial arts. Karate, Judo, Sumo, Ninjutsu etc.
  5. 5. GEOGRAPHY • Japan is an archipelago, or string of islands, on the eastern edge of Asia. • Japan's nearest mainland neighbors are the Siberian region of Russia in the north and Korea and China farther south.
  6. 6. Where is Japan?
  7. 7. NATURE • The Japanese people have a deep affection for the beauty of the landscape. • Most of Japan is covered by countryside. But with more than 100 million people living in such a small place, wildlife has suffered.
  8. 8. GOVERNMENT • Japan is the only country in the world with a reigning emperor. Emperors have no real power, but they are still a symbol of the country's traditions and unity. AKIHITO THE ACTUAL JAPANESE EMPEROR.
  9. 9. JAPANESE ART • Japanese art covers a wide range of art styles and media, including ancient pottery, sculpture in wood and bronze, ink painting on silk and paper, calligraphy, ceramics, architecture, oil painting, literature, drama and music
  10. 10. What is sumi-e ? • Sumi-e (墨絵風) also known as suiboku-ga, is Japanese monochrome ink painting or 'ink wash painting'. • Sumi-e paintings in essence are beautiful forms of art. • The origin of sumi-e paintings have roots in Chinese calligraphy, which can be noted by the similar brush strokes.
  11. 11. JAPANESE ART ACTIVITIES JAPANESE SCROLL A CHERRY BLOSSOM • Draw on the surface of a long piece of paper a cherry blossom tree. • USE THE JAPANESE TECHNIQUE “SUMIE”
  12. 12. Sumie video scroll painting
  13. 13. DESIGN YOUR OWN KIMONO. Use the template colour and decorate as a japanese Kimono.
  15. 15. Let’s make a Japanese Fan. • b&biw=1024&bih=659&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=ja panese+fans&oq=japanese+fans&gs_l=img.12 ...5812.6321.0.7827. 1.1.64.img..0.0.0.hYJT-BgdkkM • PAY ATTENTION HOW TO MAKE A JAPANESE PAPER FAN IN THE FOLLOWING VIDEO: • QmDKw
  16. 16. How to make a japanese paper fan
  17. 17. Let’s experiment a Sumie painting
  18. 18. LET’S MAKE A KOINOBORI • n-art-room-first-grade- koinobori-for.html?m=1 • How to make a Koinobori with a toilet paper roll:http://squirrellyminds .com/2013/05/03/koinob ori-japanese-flying-carp- diy/
  19. 19. Okiagari-koboshi (起き上がり小法師)
  20. 20. What do we know about Okiagari- koboshi? • It is a Japanese traditional doll. The toy is made from papier- mâché. • 400 years ago a man made these dolls for selling them with the goal to bring prosperity. • Every year the 10th of January you can buy a Okiagari-Koboshi in the city of Aizu Wakamatsu. • Lately the okiagari-koboshi has become the symbol of the revitalization of Fukushima, because although it is small in size, after tipping it always rises and is related to the Japanese proverb Falls seven times, get up eight.
  21. 21. Let’s decorate and paint our Okiagari-koboshi. こんにちは Kon'nichiwa さようなら Sayōnara