Quick Drawing Lessons

The Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, especially famous for his erotic prints and for ‘the great Wave’, also left behind an artistic production of numerous volumes including prints, drawings and texts regarding various topics. Many of these manuscripts have recently been digitized and are currently available online; among these “Quick Lessons in Simplified Drawings”, advices from the great Japanese master on how to draw and be able to represent different subjects starting from elementary geometric shapes or ideograms through a method very similar to that of the calligraphy.
http://hokusai-katsushika.org/volume-one.html