Monday, November 1, 2010

Woodblock Printing

Katsushika Hokusai (1760 – 1849) was a Japanese Artist and printmaker. Hokusai is best-known as a woodblock printer and lino-printing follows the same process as woodblock printing. He is best known for the print series Thrity-six Views of Mount Fugi which includes the Great Wave off Kanagawa , created during the 1820s.