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Alex Newman-Adam

Art Exploration: Doodle Hokusai

Grades: 7th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade
Subjects: Art, Digital Citizenship

Student Instructions

Explore the work of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). Best known for his wood block prints of Mount Fuji, Hokusai was a hugely influential artist on international tastes for Japanese art. The paintings selected here include The Great Wave off Kanagawa, along with some lesser known works that capture his style. 1. Tap link to visit the interactive Doodle Hokusai activity. 2. Select an artwork and explore through adding your own colour and design. 3. Take a screenshot of your final artwork and upload to cameraroll 4. Add file 5. Tap check 6. Tap caption to write about Hokusai's art, and your digital art experience. 7. Tap check to submit.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

Extend this activity with peer critiques of artworks.