Thursday, March 20, 2008

hokusai an animated sketchbook, 1978

in 1978 the animator tony white created this charming animation that briefly details
the life of japanese woodblock master katsushika hokusai. famous works by hokusai
are animated to a subtle soundtrack and factual (v. old-school) narration. during his
life time the japanese artist lived in an impressive 93 locations and produced tens
of thousands of works under 30 different pen names.

via designboom

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