Two views of the Sea
A painting by Charles Napier Hemy at The Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne and one of the most famous Japanese woodcut prints, The Wave by Katsushika Hokusai are compared in this lesson plan
Key Stage:KS3 Art & Design National Curriculum: Secondary Art & Design Pupils should be taught: To analyse their own work, and that of others. About the history of art, design and architecture, including periods, styles and major movements from ancient times up to the present day
Suggested Classroom Activity
Show the group the 'Two views of the Sea' film.
Suggested Classroom Activity cont
Now download the two high res jpeg images. The task is to reflect on what the group feel to be the most important differences and similarities between the works and to evaluate how much the differences are due to the mediums used by the artist. They should present their findings in artist’s sketchbook format. Download hokusai.jpg