The Great Wave off Kanagawa (III)

Coloured by Alex Burda, 2020.

Media: water-based coloured and white ink on paper.
Tools: fine-liners, fibre-tip pens and pen brushes.

Based on a modern copy of 富嶽三十六景 神奈川沖浪裏 (Fugaku Sanjūrokkei/Kanagawa oki/nami ura – Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji/Offshore from Kanagawa/Under a wave), woodblock ukiyo-e (浮世絵) art by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849).

Blank colouring illustration from Art Studio: Great Paintings to Color In by Isabel Eeles and Josse Pickard, Thames & Hudson publishing, 2016.

Frame from Kon Art