Watercolor of the day ~ Ukiyo-e Lore

Ukiyo-e Lore #1 ~ Watercolor by John Klobucher

Hello friends and art fans! Here’s a little Art of Lore

I’ve long loved the Japanese art of Ukiyo-e, the colorful woodblock prints of such masters as Hokusai and Hiroshige. This watercolor, an invented new view of Mount Fuji, pays homage to them and their classic craft.

Title: Ukiyo-e Lore
Painted: August 1990
Paints: Winsor & Newton Professional Water Colours
Paper: Arches Watercolor Block, warm pressed, 140lb 9″x12″

To shop for prints and other products featuring your favorite Art of Lore images, visit John Klobucher’s galleries on Fine Art America (aka Pixels) — john-klobucher.pixels.com

May the Lore be with you!

4 thoughts on “Watercolor of the day ~ Ukiyo-e Lore

    1. Thanks so much, MD. This is actually watercolor on warm pressed paper and I used a simple wash technique to achieve the graded effect. Certain pigments tend to sit on top of the very smooth texture of warm pressed paper and dry in a granulated way, as you see here. Hope that answers your question. Cheers!

      Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.