If there is one classic Japanese work of art that everyone knows, even people who don't know anything about art, it's surely Katsushika Hokusai's "The Great Wave off Kanagawa," one of the 36 pictures that made up the woodblock print (ukiyoe) master's "Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji" series. What many people don't know, though, is that alongside his signature landscapes, Hokusai also created amazing pictures of flowers and birds. And with this Coloring Book for Grown-Ups Hokusai Nature Pictures, you get to see just how amazing!
And not just see, you get to try for yourself. The coloring book contains 11 works by the woodblock print master in A4 size, eight of which are unbelievably detailed pictures of some of Japan's most popular flowers like the cherry blossom and the peony, and birds like the hawk and cuckoo. And because it is everyone's favorite, and for good reason, the book also includes the iconic "The Great Wave" and two more of Hokusai's landscape pictures. Can you recreate these masterpieces? Get your colored pencils or markers ready!
The Coloring Book for Grown-Ups Hokusai Nature Pictures features: