Making waves with Hokusai

Years 3 to 6 visual arts
Creative Class Visual arts

Create artworks and poetry inspired by the works of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai.

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A painted version of Hokusai's The Great Wave, by Sprinlin Yang

Learning intentions

  • examine the works of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai
  • create artworks inspired by Hokusai's The Great Wave off Kanagawa
  • use perspective and colour theory techniques when creating artworks
  • explore with Google Art and Culture - Art Colouring Book interactive experiment
  • create a Haiku poem inspired by their artwork.