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Shoka Sanshuike Review November 7, 2013

After several weeks of free style we returned to Shoka Sanshuike. Following a minimal review of the form, the students plunged right into working on their arrangements. Greater confidence and understanding were clearly evident both in the preparation and during … 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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Jiyuka / Free Style: August 15, 2013

Our first foray into jiyuka, free style. This lesson was an introduction to free style with emphasis on naturalistic arrangements.

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Shoka of Choice: August 1

a small but enthusiastic group this week, worked mostly on shimputai with one sanshuike

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Shimputai Lesson

July 18, 2013 Our first foray into Shoka Shimputai shoka alignment in the kenzan is retained different elements Shu, Yo, Ashirai Shu: the material that has a special appeal to the arranger Yo: a second material to support and enhance … Continue reading

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