Title: Japanese Stone Gardens( Origins Meaning Form) Binding: Hardcover Author: StephenMansfield Publisher: TuttlePublishing
Keiko's unique approach to ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, combines traditional techniques with modern tastes. Her influences--which range from sculpture to today's Western floral design--come together to create one-of-a-kind arrangements that are authentic and eye-catching, simple and graceful, and possible for anyone to achieve. This book presents step-by-step instructions for creating 20 stunning ikebana arrangements in a range of sizes and styles.
The word Ikebana rings a bell for most, but not many people can define it or grasp its essence. Exploring Ikebana seeks to change this. This book is a comprehensive introduction into the art and unveils some of the secrecy and philosophical ideas projected into this ancient Japanese style of flower design. A no-nonsense but nonetheless respectful approach to the art, that will demonstrate that Ikebana arrangements are achievable for all.
The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging Ikebana, or Japanese flower arranging, is more than simply putting flowers in a container. Ikebana is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement is a living thing, where nature and humanity are brought together. Written by renowned Ikebana expert Shozo Sato, "Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers" is a classic Ikebana text updated for modern readers.
'Ikebana Ohara: A Song of Flowers' consists of two parts. The first part of this book acts as an introductory course to the different levels in Ohara, the second part of the book is a collection of Van den heuvel Janssens' most cherished works and highlights of her career. An absolute must have for the Ikebana lover and an inspirational treasure trove for every Ohara student, teacher or admirer.