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Sumi-e & Haiku


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Sumi-e & Haiku

  1. 1. Sumi-e & Haiku Japanese ink painting and poetry - 3rd Grade
  2. 2. Sumi-e “Ink Painting”
  3. 3. Less is More… This special type of painting is created by capturing the essence of an object with the fewest, quickest brushstrokes.
  4. 4. History… Dates as far back as the mid 14th century. Sumi-e was introduced to the Japanese by Korean missionaries.
  5. 5. The tools of Sumi-e  Ink Sticks  Bamboo Brushes  Rice Paper
  6. 6. Haiku Haiku is a form of poetry, first made popular in Japan, which has become appreciated around the world. Haiku poets are challenged to convey a vivid message in only 17 syllables.
  7. 7. Value & Structure       Valued for their simplicity Syllables arranged in 3 lines 5-7-5 Usually about nature Present tense Adjectives
  8. 8. The cool autumn air The cool autumn air
Blows the leaves from their branches
That crunch underfoot.
  9. 9. Let’s take a look… les/hmco/how_to_write_haiku.pdf
  10. 10. Now let’s put it together… Here’s a sumi-e of a cat… Let’s write haiku together!
  11. 11. Ready -Set -Ink! Follow teacher instructions to create your personal sumi-e.
  12. 12. Supplies: White paper Black paper Straw Glue Pen Scissors
  13. 13. Inspiration g
  14. 14. References: Google Images You Tube mco/how_to_write_haiku.pdf