Tag Archives: Edmonton

Wrapping Up 2014

The photos from the last session of the Beginners Series have now been posted. The lesson¬†calendar for 2105 has been updated, as has the home page, including a photo of the arrangement Jean-Marcel created for the recent visit of the … Continue reading

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Nov. 20, 2014: Jiyuka / Freestyle

We celebrated the last regular class of the year with seasonal freestyle arrangements. Material included leucadendron, mini-carnations, hypericum, cedar, eucalyptus, craspedia, gypsophila (excellence), red willow, anthurium and philodendron. Wishing everyone a wonderful festive season and we look forward to seeing … Continue reading

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Fall Lesson Photos

It has been a busy season with workshops in Vancouver and San Diego, our regular club lessons (see below), and a Beginners’ Series.¬† Thanks for all the great participation everyone. Coming up next, our last regular lesson of the season, … Continue reading

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Next Lesson this Thursday

Just a reminder that our next lesson is this Thursday, November 6 (not 4th as was previously on the home page, oops!) Please let us know if you are attending so we can provide enough material. Topic: free style

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October Workshop Cancelled, Beginners’ Series Added

Unfortunately we will be unable to offer the October workshop, with visiting professor Mrs. Banno, as planned. We will try again in the spring. Happily we are able to offer a Beginners’ Series in November. 4 Saturday mornings: Nov. 8, … Continue reading

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Design Jiyuka / Freestyle

This follow up lesson in jiyuka allowed for practice is design freestyle. Materials are purposefully altered and artificial accessories may be used, but not artificial flowers. Beginners Series: planned for November. Details to be published soon as we are waiting … Continue reading

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More Catching Up

It’s good to be back in Edmonton and I am finally getting caught up, again, more or less. Here are some of the photos from recent lessons, and we look forward to seeing you at the next lesson on June … Continue reading

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Lesson 4 Beginners Series

Sanshuike arrangements using wild dogwood and roses concluded the introductory series. Many thanks to Westwood Unitarian Congregation for hosting these classes. Regular classes resume at the Edmonton Japanese Cultural Centre this Thursday at 7 pm. We look forward to welcoming … Continue reading

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Beginners and Review Classes Now On

After two weeks the beginners and review group are developing an appreciation of the shoka style. Week one introduced the isshuike form using spider mums, followed by nishuike this week: 5 stems of liatris plus either daisies or roses.

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Fall / Thanksgiving Jiyuka October 3, 2013

Although several members were traveling or indisposed for this lesson, those who were able to attend enjoyed further exploration of free style with designed arrangements adding artificial elements, not artificial flowers. The theme was Thanksgiving or Fall arrangements and we … Continue reading

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