Tag Archives: FreeStyle

October 20th Seasonal Freestyle

  Hallowe’en is behind us and the weather appears to be telling us it is time to welcome winter. We will be continuing to explore free style and seasonal themes in our upcoming classes.       The October jiyuka/freestyle … Continue reading

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Spring Festival at the Kurimoto Garden

Many thanks to all who participated in our club’s exhibition and demonstration at the Spring Festival. We would also like to acknowledge the support of Kerry Mulholland of the Devonian Gardens, ¬†and the Japanese Consulate. Next regular lesson June 18. … Continue reading

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March / April Update

I saw a robin today, yeah Spring! Thanks for your patience everyone. Here are the pictures, at long last. We finished off March with shoka sanshuike and shifted to freestyle in April. Each week we have been exploring a different … 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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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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Seasonal Freestyle/Jiyuka

Following the better late than never philosophy, here are the pictures from our 2013 final session. Something to think about and perhaps inspire you to make a Valentine arrangement for your loved ones. Meanwhile, remember the Beginner’s Series starts next … Continue reading

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Jiyuka / Free Style: September 4, 2013

Notes from the second Free Style class. These arrangements moved from naturalistic to designed. In Jiyuka: the container is part of the arrangement Elements to consider: lines points mass surface Think about: asymmetry gradations of colour, contrast, accent gradation of … Continue reading

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