Second Grade Mount Fuji-Inspired by Katsushika Hokusai


june mt fujiSkill Learned:  Working with watercolor and using oil pastel to create a resist.

Materials Needed:

  • White oil pastel
  • Blue, white, brown, red, orange and yellow water color
  • 18 x 24 taped water color paper
  • white batting or cotton balls for clouds
  • mount Fuji cut out
  • salt for background
  • tacky glue
  • large and thin brushes
  • black paint or sharpie for kanji word

Have students start by using the white oil pastel to created the cracks in the top of the mountain then set aside.  Next have them use the oil pastel to Continue Reading »