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gyotaku

[′gyō·tä‚ku̇]
(graphic arts)
The art of Japanese fish printing, a modern application of stone-rubbing technique.
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In Koschmieder's prints, the eye is lured and pranked by elaborate transpositions of technique: On one wall an interrogation of printing disguises itself as a ready-made industrial shrimp cocktail, while on another it dresses up as AbEx inkblots that resolve into gyotaku. When one tries to grasp the artist's program in its entirety, one is left holding only a fluid set of resemblances, ink-jet-doused selfies left behind by an artist as evasive and cunning as the animal that serves as his stamp.
Antarctic fishes; illustrated in the gyotaku method.
The simplicity of this photograph evokes, perhaps unintentionally, traditional Japanese gyotaku fish prints, in which an imprint is taken on rice paper from a fish covered in ink.
Artist Ray Bliss Rich recently demonstrated gyotaku printmaking during a taping of "Martha Stewart Living." Pictured from l to r: Martha Stewart and Rich.
Los cursos de gyotaku --arte oriental ancestral para crear impresiones de pescado en papel de arroz o lienzos--, podria parecer algo insolito en un hotel convencional, pero no asi en el KPL donde tambien puedes aprender a tirar el sedal con mosca, atar tus propios senuelos y atrapar un robalo, para luego de lavarlo, cubrirlo con tinta y hacer una impresion de el en tela o papel y generar una verdadera obra de arte.
You will find many exclusive products available only at NASCO, including NASCO's Country School Watercolors, Temperas, and Markers; Bulk-Krylic Acrylic Paints; professional quality drying racks; and our popular Life/form Fish Printing replicas (Gyotaku!).
If you want to learn more about gyotaku (see page 98) and develop your printing technique, here are some classes and workshops in California and Nevada.
Children of all ages can make fish prints (gyotaku), create a paper fan (uchiwa), design a samurai helmet (kabuto), and more at family-friendly, hands-on stations.
Let's talk about gyotaku: "One of my favorite projects to do with my first-grade students," writes Heidi O'Hanley in her article, "Gyotaku Fish Prints with First Grade" (page 14).
From fine art originals by Kevin LePrince to decoupage plates from John Derian and marine life illustrations like this fish in the ancient art of Gyotaku ($2,500), innovative wall art for sea lovers abounds at PECKY, 100 Central Ave., Sarasota, (941) 957-0300.
Saturday at McKenzie Hatchery, 43863 Greer Drive in Leaburg; free; sponsored by Salmon Stewards of Lane County and McKenzie Watershed Council; visitors can view salmon spawning; volunteer educators will provide hands-on learning opportunities including macroinvertebrate identification, water quality testing and riparian ecology; Gyotaku fish printing; children's art contest; bring picnic; www.mckenziewc.org/salmonwatch or 458-201-8150.
At the banquet, Quabbin High teacher, huntress and artist Denise Martinelli displayed her unique Gyotaku paintings.