Ikebana, Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement / Floral Design (MAY DAY SCHOOL)
Location Coleridge Community College
Start Date 19 May 2018
Weeks 1 weeks
You will be introduced to Ikebana, the Japanese Art of Flower arrangement, both Shoinbana, traditional Koryu
Seika style ikebana, and Jiyuuka, free style ikebana, how it relates to nature, and the four seasons. Your tutor will discuss Ikebana and Western flower arrangement and demonstrate different style of Ikebana.
About Your Tutor:
Yukiko Isono, your tutor, is a master of the Koryu School of ikebana, and has given exhibitions, demonstrations and classes in the U.K. since 1980, will talk about ikebana, demonstrate the art of ikebana and lead the workshop. www.ikebanastudio.uk
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
No previous experience or knowledge of flower arrangement is required. Learners who have an interest in Japanese culture, or some knowledge of Ikebana or western flower arrangement and beginners are welcome.
By the end of the course you will have the opportunity to:
• Learn about what is Ikebana
• Learn to practice and enjoy basic Ikebana with plants and containers
• Take your own Ikebana home
• The cost of the course includes a kenzan (a device used in ikebana for fixing the flowers in the container) which is yours to take home and keep.
For the session you will need to bring:
A pair of strong scissors or secateurs and a large bowl or container, for example a salad bowl. You may like to bring flowers, flowering branches, and leafy materials from your own garden, but this is not essential. The cost of the course includes a kenzan (a device used in ikebana for fixing the flowers in the container) which is yours to take home and keep. Please bring a Binbag a crate or semi rigid bag (eg supermarket hessian bag) to transport your own Ikebana.
Extra costs on the course for materials or equipment:
Flower materials have been included in your course fee (flowers, branches, leafy materials and oasis are included) - NO extra fee.
You may like to bring flowers, flowering branches, and leafy materials from your own garden, but this is not essential.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
The learners can progress to the next level and other seasons, through additional workshops.
The tutor will advise you.
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