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Welcome Back

Great to see all those familiar faces after the summer hiatus. We started off the Fall session with a lesson in shoka sanshuike. Then just for fun, we added a K-cup free style miniature challenge. We hope you enjoy the … Continue reading

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Last Lesson in Beginners’ series

Many thanks to all who participated in this summer’s beginners’ series. It was a pleasure to work with you and we hope to see you again soon. Pictures are posted here.  Regular club lessons begin next week, Thursday September 3. … Continue reading

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Exploring Line May 21

In May we continued our exploration of freestyle/jiyuka. This lesson emphasized the element of line. Material used included: curly willow, broom, iris, ming fern, statice, aster, chrysanthemum disbud, mini gerbera Important reminder: No class June 4. Instead we will be … 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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Hatsuike / First Lesson of 2015 Season

After the great blizzard debacle and cancellation of the Feb. 5 lesson we were happy to get the season off to a good start on Feb. 19.  Here are the pictures of our first shokas of the year using forsythia, … 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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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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Lesson 3 Beginners Series Sanshuike

The beginners series continued with an introduction to sanshuike, using willow or dogwood and irises. Special thanks to Miguel for the delicious cookies.

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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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