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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 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.

Synopsis:

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 stylesand#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. 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
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 influencesand#8212;which range from sculpture to today's Western floral stylesand#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. 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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