The Delightful Japanese Art Coloring Book (Paperback)

The Delightful Japanese Art Coloring Book By Peter Gray, Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Illustrator), Katsushika Hokusai (Illustrator) Cover Image

The Delightful Japanese Art Coloring Book (Paperback)

By Peter Gray, Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Illustrator), Katsushika Hokusai (Illustrator)


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Enjoy the sublime beauty of traditional Japanese art with this selection of woodblock and Ukiyo-e prints to color yourself.

From blossoming cherry trees to vivid portraits of city life, this delightful coloring book includes over 40 prints from some of the most renowned Japanese Edo period (1603-1867). These include Under the Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai, A Red Plum Branch Against the Summer Moon by Utagawa Hiroshige and Crane on Branch of Pine Tree by Ohara Koson. Each black and white line drawing is accompanied by a full-page image of the original full-color artwork for reference.

- Thick, high-quality paper to prevent bleed-through
- A key of full-color, thumbnail images to preview the designs
- Full-page prints of original full-color artwork to display

Relax and unwind with these tranquil designs, whose vibrant colors make them perfect for a relaxing session of coloring.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The bestselling Sirius Creative Coloring series brings together delightful coloring books designed to relax the mind and inspire creativity. Printed on thick, high-quality paper, these bold and beautiful artworks present a wonderful coloring challenge.
Peter Gray is long established as an illustrator of books, magazines and newspapers with occasional forays into film storyboards and costume design, advertising and animation projects. Peter is also the author of many books for adults and children, which have been published in many languages all around the world. Since graduating from Loughborough College of Art and Design with a specialist degree in illustration, Peter Gray has contributed illustrations to many books, of wide-ranging subject matter. Peter has also worked on storyboards and costume design for the film industry and regularly contributes illustrations to national newspapers (Financial Times, Sunday Times) and magazines (The Spectator, Readers' Digest). He lives in Suffolk, UK. Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period, best known for the woodblock print series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji which includes the internationally iconic print The Great Wave off Kanagawa. Utagawa Hiroshige was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist who is considered the last great master of that tradition. He is best known for his landscape series' The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido and One Hundred Greatest Views of Edo. Utagawa Kuniyoshi was a member of the Utagawa school and one of the great masters of Japanese woodblock painting. His is best known for his depictions of battles of the legendary samurai heroes.
Product Details ISBN: 9781398809598
ISBN-10: 1398809594
Publisher: Sirius Entertainment
Publication Date: October 25th, 2021
Pages: 96
Language: English