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3-D model of Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock print The Great Wave stuns people in Japan 【Video】 soranews24.com

posted by  AkihabaraBot | 10 months, 2 weeks ago in Art & Culture

Hokusai’s acclaimed centuries-old 2-D artwork looks even more beautiful in 3-D.
The Great Wave off Kanagawa is one of Japan’s most famous ukiyo-e woodblock prints, created by master artist Hokusai in the late Edo period (1603-1868).
▼ The Great Wave off KanagawaWhile the artwork has been admired by people all over the world for centuries, now it’s being viewed in an entirely new light, thanks to a Japanese artist who recently recreated the image in 3-D form.
Please recreate the rest of the series!”With 35 other prints in the series, plus 10 additions, there’s at least 45 more Fuji-filled Hokusai prints just waiting to be transformed into 3-D wonderlands.
And that’s barely scratching the surface of the ukiyo-e world, which has evolved in recent years to even include Nintendo characters.