Have you ever heard of Jumpei Mitsui? He is a talented LEGO artist and the youngest LEGO Certified Professional in the world. OMG! While he has created some of the stunning pieces from LEGO, his latest project was one of the biggest hits. He has created a 3D replica of Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa using LEGO bricks and it looked absolutely stunning.
You can scroll down to have a look at the masterpiece that we are talking about.
Japanese LEGO artist Jumpei Mitsui recently created a 3D LEGO replica of Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa
“I got an opportunity to build it from Hankyu (a major railway company in Japan) which supports my art activities,” said Jumpei.
Here’s how Hokusai’s original woodblock print looks
This original woodblock print was created in the 19th century by Japanese ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai.
The artist did extensive research about the structure of rogue waves before building the sculpture
Jumpie used 50,000 LEGO bricks and 400 hours to create this incredible sculpture.
Jumpei says it’s the best wave he’s ever built using LEGO bricks
The artist is one of only 21 LEGO Certified Professionals in the world
The sculpture is currently on display in the Hankyu Brick Museum in Hankyu Sanbangai, Osaka
He also has a YouTube channel where he teaches the basics of LEGO.
レゴで作った「富嶽三十六景 神奈川沖浪裏」を動画で撮ってみました。絵の登場人物の目線で楽しむことができます。 pic.twitter.com/V8TTIJ8l2D
— 三井淳平 / Jumpei Mitsui (@Jumpei_Mitsui) December 12, 2020