Paul Binnie, Hokusai Waterfall, Tattoo Design
Original Japanese woodblock print.
Artist: Paul Binnie (1967 – )
Title: Hokusai no taki (Hokusai’s waterfall)
Series: Edo Zumi Hyaku Shoku (A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo)
Published: by the artist
Dimensions: 42.7 × 30.9 cm
The model is shown with water falling on his back, the spray of which is represented with hand-applied gofun. The theme is continued in Binnie’s seal, which this time represents a man in a barrel amongst waves (connecting to the idea of going over a waterfall in a barrel) made from the letters of the artist’s name.
Hokusai’s waterfall series is a masterpiece of his. Designed by the artist when he was in his seventies, it depicts a selection of eight waterfalls that are located all-over Japan.
|Artist Name||Paul Binnie|
|Title||Hokusai no taki (Hokusai’s waterfall)|
|Subject||Samurai & Male, Contemporary|
|Dimensions||42.7 × 30.9 cm|
|Series||A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo|