Category Archives: Ikebana

Fall Shoka Sanshuike

Welcome back everyone! We kicked off the Fall session with shoka shofutai, sanshuike, using materials that reflect the season. Check the calendar for upcoming classes and we really appreciate it if you can give as much notice as possible if … Continue reading

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Day 2 Visiting Professor Workshops June 26-27, 2017

We Offer Our Gratitude to All Who Contributed to This Event  Ikenobo Japan and Professor Mayumi Chino.  Our workshop participants and assistants for their enthusiasm and help with the food, flower preparation, translation and clean up. It truly made it … Continue reading

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Visiting Professor Workshops June 26-27, 2017

Jiyuka / Freestyle Our first evening with Professor Chino focused on freestyle. After professor Chino’s demonstration students chose from a variety of material to create their arrangements which were then corrected by the professor. Professor Chino’s skill and helpful comments … Continue reading

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Catch Up Time

It has been a busy session and we appreciate the dedication of our students. Anticipation and enthusiasm are high as we wrap up the Spring term with our first workshops with a visiting Ikenobo professor from Japan. Pictures of that … Continue reading

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Shoka Shimputai

Shoka shimputai is a beautiful form: simple and challenging. Please check the calendar on the welcome page for upcoming classes, topics and events. April 2o at the EJCA Material: lilies, quince, mini-chrysanthemums, tropical leaves April 25 at the EJDIC Materials: … Continue reading

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April 6 Shoka Shofutai Sanshuike

Both classes at the EJCA worked on sanshuike this week. Material: forsythia, aspidistra, tulips

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Sanshuike April 4

Spring flowers offset yesterday’s snow. From nisshuike last class.we moved on to shoka shofutai sanshuike today. Next class at this location is April 25. Next Topic: Shoka shimputai   Shoka Shofutai Sanshuike Material: sunflowers, aspidistra leaves and tulips.    

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