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Dried, Beached and Coloured Material

Posted: 3 December 2017

Tying Mizuhiki is challenging but the end result is worth the effort and very satisfying

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Textbook #5 Accreditation and Workshop

Posted: 2 December 2017

Ms Ishikawa adding last touches to Celebration arrangement

Sydney and Interstate members plus several Sogetsu ikebana artists from Wellington New Zealand thoroughly enjoyed the weekend program conducted by visiting master Ms Ishikawa.

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Book 3 Lesson 17 Repetition of Similar Forms and Shapes

Posted: 9 November 2017

Repetition of Forms and Shapes can include the container or you may decide to arrange in contrast for example circular container with square forms. Push your designs and have fun

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Surfaces – Theme from Book 3 Lessons 14 and 15

Posted: 4 November 2017

What defines a surface? Look it up in the dictionary and then relate it to ikebana arrangements. One explanation said surface has no thickness – this would not be so good for ikebana arrangements, you want depth and volume to your arrangement so how are you going to achieve it?

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Colour - Book 3 Lessons 8, 9 and 10.

Posted: 4 November 2017

Colour is a very useful tool to express events, mood, seasons etc. Play with colour and come up with your own formulas but most of all have fun because that is what colour is all about

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