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Learning Exercise

Material: Ukiyo-e Techniques
Submitted by: William Paquette on Jun 23, 2008
Date Last Modified: Jun 23, 2008
Title: The Art of Ukiyo-E.
Description: This site explores both the traditional and contemporary versions of the Japanese art know as Ukiyo-E.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental Activity, Unsupervised
Time Required 3-5 hours.
Topics: Japan. Japanese Art.
Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, High School
Prerequisites Skills: None.
Learning Objectives: To acquaint the user with both the traditonal and contemporary forms of the Japanese art known as Ukiyo-E.
Technical Notes: Flash Player 8 needed. Free download offered.
Text of Learning Exercise: Instructions: Click "Enter Site." Read the following sections: Introduction, Techniques, Philosophy, Gallery, and Keiji Shinohara. Answer the following questions: 1. What is Ukiyo-E? 2. What is the traditional design and transfer of Ukiyo-E? 3. What is the contemporary design and transfer of Ukiyo-E? 4. Describe Atemashi-Bokashi. 5. Describe Itamokume-zuri. 6. Describe Ichimonji-Bokashi. 7. Describe one-sided gradation. 8. Describe Kimenkomi. 9. Describe Kira-suri. 10. Describe Shiomevi-zuni. 11. Describe wood gradation. 12. Describe traditional printing stages. 13. Describe contemporary printing stages. 14. What is the philosophy of Ukiyo-E? 15. Who is Keiji Shinohara and what are his contributions to Ukiyo-E? 16. View the gallery and compare and contrast traditonal with contemporary images of Ukiyo-E. Which do you prefer? Explain.
Assessment: A series of questions.
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