FightingArts Home Connect to the FightingArts Forums! Explore the FightingArts Knowledge Base in the Reading Room Shop the FightingArts Estore
Free Newsletter
Estore Martial Arts Products
Forums

Asian Art and Culture

Japanese Woodblock Prints
By Christopher Caile

The colorful Japanese woodblock prints (hanga) that we see today are the culmination of centuries of development.

Ukiyo-e Woodblock Technique
By Carma C. Fauntleroy

Although the artist is given credit for his piece, the production of the final print also required the expertise of the publisher, the woodcutter, and the printer.

Bodhidharma: Myth or Reality?
By Christopher Caile

This mythical hero and religious philosopher influenced the course of Buddhism while also being heralded as a founder of Chinese kung fu.

Sensei Uematsu Yoshiyuki A Japanese Renaissance Man
By FightingArts Staff

This Karate expert and teacher of iaido, the art of drawing the Japanese sword, is also an accomplished artist and advocate of Zen.

Japanese Woodblock Prints
By Love Liman

The popularity of Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e, grew with the emergence of a wealthy bourgeoisie during the prolonged period of peace under the Tokugawa shogunate (1603-1867).

Cooking Osechi Ryori
By Sara Aoyama

My last twelve years of preparing the Japanese traditional New Year?s food assortment, osechi ryori, can be seen as a paradigm for the study of any traditional Japanese art.

Return to the Main Reading Room

 

 

Advertising InformationFeedback
Home Forums Reading Room Estore About Us

Copyright 2000-2012 FightingArts.com a division of eCommunities LLC.
All rights reserved. Use of this website is governed by the Terms of Use .

Privacy Statement



Action Ads
1.5 Million Plus Page Views
Monthly
Only $89
Details

Stun Guns
Variety of stun gun devices for your protection

Buy Pepper Spray
Worry about your family when you’re not around? Visit us today to protect everything you value.

Koryu.com
Accurate information on the ancient martial traditions of the Japanese samurai

C2 Taser
Protect yourself and loved ones from CRIME with the latest C2 Taser citizen model. Very effective.

 

 



Unbreakable Unbrella