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Keiko's Ikebana: A Contemporary Approach to the Traditional Japanese Art of Flower Arranging

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Keiko's unique approach to ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, combines traditional techniques with modern tastes. Her influencesand#8212;which range from sculpture to today's Western floral designand#8212;come together to create one-of-a-kind arrangements that are authentic and eye-catching, simple and graceful, and possible for anyone to achieve.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This book presents step-by-step instructions for creating 20 stunning ikebana arrangements in a range of sizes and styles. Each of the flower arrangements can be completed in just three simple steps and uses easy-to-find floral materials and containers. The book also includes an introduction to the history of ikebana as it relates to Japan and Japanese culture, as well as a guide to the basic rules of ikebana design and floral techniques. Suggestions for finding and choosing materials and supplies make it easy to to learn how to arrange flowers and gain a hands-on appreciation of the art of Japanese flower arranging.

Synopsis:

Keiko's unique approach to ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, combines traditional techniques with modern tastes. Her influences—which range from sculpture to today's Western floral styles—come together to create one-of-a-kind arrangements that are authentic and eye-catching, simple and graceful, and possible for anyone to achieve. This book presents step-by-step instructions for creating 20 stunning ikebana arrangements in a range of sizes and styles. Each arrangement is completed in just three simple steps and uses easy-to-find floral materials and containers. The book also includes an introduction to the history of ikebana, as well as a guide to the basic rules of ikebana design and floral techniques. Suggestions for finding and choosing materials and supplies make it easy to get started.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Keiko Kuboandlt;/bandgt; started taking ikebana classes as a teenager in Japan. After coming to the United States to pursue her art, she graduated from the School of Art Institute of Chicago with a master of fine arts degree, majoring in sculpture, and has also studied Western floral art. Keiko resides in Chicago, IL.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Bandgt;Erich Schremppandlt;/bandgt; is a Chicago-based photographer specializing in illustrative images. His fine art and commissioned work can be viewed at www.schremppstudio.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9784805312322
Author:
Kubo, Keiko
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Schrempp, Erich
Subject:
Flower Arranging
Subject:
Gardening-Flower Arranging
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
floral arrangement; Japanese flower arranging; ikebana; simple ikebana; ikebana history
Subject:
flower arrangements; floral design; Japanese flower arranging; flower arrangement; how to arrange flowers; Japanese culture; Japan
Edition Description:
Paperback with Flaps
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 100 color photographs
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Keiko's unique approach to ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, combines traditional techniques with modern tastes. Her influences—which range from sculpture to today's Western floral styles—come together to create one-of-a-kind arrangements that are authentic and eye-catching, simple and graceful, and possible for anyone to achieve. This book presents step-by-step instructions for creating 20 stunning ikebana arrangements in a range of sizes and styles. Each arrangement is completed in just three simple steps and uses easy-to-find floral materials and containers. The book also includes an introduction to the history of ikebana, as well as a guide to the basic rules of ikebana design and floral techniques. Suggestions for finding and choosing materials and supplies make it easy to get started.
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