Japanse tuinen en ikebana/Japanese gardens and Ikebana

Op deze blog zullen we berichtjes en informatie plaatsen over Japanse tuinen en ikebana.
Japanese gardens, floral design and musings about living a good life.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Sogetsu -- Material and Space

Ikebana by Monique

The slim volumes of the Sogetsu Textbooks contain text and images, of course, but for the Sogetsu ikebana student they are a touchstone and great source of inspiration.  Monique, a student at Atelier Kadõ, is currently working from Textbook 4, Material and Space. The challenge is to make an arrangement using only leaves. She looked a little wistfully at the big pink tulips on the “beginner’s table” but kept her focus and created these two lovely and successful arrangements with skill, heart, artistry…
and indeed, just leaves.

Ikebana by Monique

Leaves are proof of a plant's dimensionality.
…Teshigahara Sofu KADENSHO

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