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The Great Wave Art Lesson & Video

The Great Wave Art Lesson & Video
The Great Wave Art Lesson & Video
The Great Wave Art Lesson & Video
The Great Wave Art Lesson & Video
The Great Wave Art Lesson & Video
The Great Wave Art Lesson & Video
The Great Wave Art Lesson & Video
The Great Wave Art Lesson & Video
Product Description
Inspired by the book The Great Wave: A Children's Book Inspired by Hokusai by Véronique Massenot and Bruno Pilorget and the painting The Great Wave off Kanazawa by Katsushika Hokusai, my fourth grade kids created the most beautiful paintings.

Many of the art projects I introduce to my older students introduce an artist or an art movement. Sometimes these lessons require 3-4 class sessions to finish. I'm happy to say that his lesson is an exception. Introducing Katsushika Hokusai and his woodcut print, The Great Wave of Kanazawa, was contained within two, 45-minute art sessions. How great is that!

The trick to the quick completion of this lesson was not cutting corners on the introduction of the artist or hurrying the children along, it was due to two things: a very easy drawing and cake tempera paints.

This lesson will show you how to create a beautiful interpretation of Hokusai's The Great Wave print.

About the Video


The 8-minute video takes a look inside Massenot's book The Great Wave and shows how to break down the drawing sections into three distinct parts. I demonstrate just how easy it is for kids to re-create a simple version of The Great Wave and set-up for painting.

About the PDF


The 14-page PDF lesson plan includes the following:

Introduction to the lesson
About the artist bio
The Great Wave print (copyright free for educators)
About the art
How to draw and paint The Great Wave
Coloring Page/Drawing Handout
Two student galleries
Artist statement

About Deep Space Sparkle

Thanks so much for considering Deep Space Sparkle for your art lesson needs. I have been teaching art in California for 13 years and offering PDF lesson plans, e-courses and videos for seven years through my website, Deep Space Sparkle.

You can subscribe to my free DSS Newsletter or follow DSS on Instagram Share your photos with #deepspacesparkle.

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Total Pages
14 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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