Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 21, 2016 Shoka

This week the Beginners’ series explored shoka sanshuike. Pictures are posted here.  Next class we will all  be doing free style. Brenda’s class: Please bring your kenzan and gravel, even if you ordered the black rectangular container.  Jean-Marcel’s class: For those … Continue reading

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Next Class April 21

Just a quick reminder the next class is April 21.  Please let us know  asap if you are unable to attend. Topics and what to bring information are on the Home page as always. Something to think about: a shoka … Continue reading

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April 7 Futakabu-ike and Nishuike

This week Jean-Marcel’s group practised Futakabu-ike, a shoka arrangement with two divided arrangements in a low wide container. Materials: horsetail reeds and irises Brenda’s group reviewed the isshuike with horsetail reeds then transformed the arrangement into a nishuike with reeds … Continue reading

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Ikebana as life long learning

We often say ikebana is a life long practice and it is never too early to start. Welcome, Jacob, our first ikebana baby 🙂 March 31, 2016: Jean-Marcel’s class worked on Shoka sanshuike this week using broom, variegated aspidistra and … Continue reading

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