Australian Sogetsu Teachers Association (NSW) Inc tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2005:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979 Textpattern 2018-05-18T08:17:44Z Sandra Marker http://www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au/ Sandra Marker 2018-05-18T04:17:34Z 2018-05-18T08:17:44Z Double theme - Tonal Colours and Seasonal Material tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2018-05-18:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/f17f81834554386134fabe105277afd6 Autumn produces beautiful Tonal Colours but in Sydney soft pinks and lime greens (colours associated with spring) are also readily available in our gardens, thus making autumn feel like spring

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Sandra Marker 2018-05-15T22:25:03Z 2018-05-18T03:59:35Z Arrangements Using Palms tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2018-05-16:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/3d89addaca0948bc390b8e86370c020c Great exercise in discovering new parts/forms of a particular material and today was all about palms

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Sandra Marker 2018-05-12T07:10:45Z 2018-05-12T23:51:23Z 'Nature Intertwining' Demonstrations tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2018-05-12:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/deb8dfd9fdff7cdf3f336827217af189 The public who visited the exhibition over the weekends where treated to demonstrations and hands on mini workshops.

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Sandra Marker 2018-05-12T07:09:27Z 2018-05-12T23:47:33Z 'Nature Intertwining' ASTA Exhibition tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2018-05-12:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/ec54ca6edcb815f65c5c51818d0e59d8 Twenty ASTA members shared their love of Sogetsu Ikebana in April at the Calyx, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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Sandra Marker 2018-04-26T11:57:53Z 2018-05-15T07:55:58Z Architecture in Ikebana tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2018-04-26:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/25d0e605b9a273b60c1b4b2e0d43820b Ikebana arrangements motivated by well known architectural buildings or monuments.

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Sandra Marker 2018-03-27T04:08:52Z 2018-03-27T04:18:15Z Theme: Depicting our last holiday tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2018-03-27:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/8374248990f442c26f81a89eb90113e8 How do we get the holiday magic to linger just that little bit longer? Try to interpret your memories in an arrangement rather than looking through a ‘million’ digital photographs

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Sandra Marker 2018-03-19T06:09:13Z 2018-03-19T06:11:09Z 'Hot house' delights at the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2018-03-19:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/d5148a276884b8c93b10fdebe80dd83d Time out to enjoy nature’s palette of colours and textures, visit the Royal Botanic Garden especially the hot house

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Sandra Marker 2018-02-13T00:32:55Z 2018-02-13T00:38:47Z Special day at Kevin Walpole's tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2018-02-13:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/ebc3edb1370f84e798b7e5cdf92fa868 A special thank you to Kevin Walpole for allowing us to ‘play’ in his wonderful garden and to top that off he allowed us to use some of his precious containers.

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Sandra Marker 2018-02-12T23:57:59Z 2018-02-13T00:38:28Z Workshop at Casula Powerhouse Gallery tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2018-02-13:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/c2e1aabf325d4375bb9efa29e97a93e8 Sogetsu ikebana workshops take on many different forms and this one sounded very exciting

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Sandra Marker 2017-12-03T03:49:27Z 2017-12-03T03:50:37Z Dried, Beached and Coloured Material tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2017-12-03:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/e12e859de267bc43a5ed737579b6aa67 Tying Mizuhiki is challenging but the end result is worth the effort and very satisfying

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Sandra Marker 2017-12-02T06:23:21Z 2017-12-03T03:16:30Z Textbook #5 Accreditation and Workshop tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2017-12-02:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/0970db273ae63e90f768a0b90aaee7af 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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Sandra Marker 2017-11-09T08:20:08Z 2017-11-09T22:44:02Z Book 3 Lesson 17 Repetition of Similar Forms and Shapes tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2017-11-09:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/d4ad89300dc218ef77a0ee5eec279fd5 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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Sandra Marker 2017-11-04T00:22:14Z 2017-11-04T00:23:29Z Surfaces – Theme from Book 3 Lessons 14 and 15 tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2017-11-04:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/5da222ffef4b72ca3444751190295511 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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Sandra Marker 2017-11-03T23:59:20Z 2017-11-09T08:17:01Z Colour - Book 3 Lessons 8, 9 and 10. tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2017-11-04:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/2e796f78b63644859085ff953d545b1c 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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Sandra Marker 2017-09-08T04:14:38Z 2017-09-08T04:22:45Z Book 5 Lesson – Using Various Locations tag:www.sogetsu-ikebana.org.au,2017-09-08:185cd14f738ebcc8c568a702276b7979/53cac185252cea15ee53e86feaaa01be “Location, location, location” – working through this exercise it proved that arrangements can be placed anywhere. Think back through your textbook studies to remember how many lessons are ‘placement’ based.

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