Ikebana: A Simple Guide To Japanese Flower Arranging

Ikebana: A Simple Guide To Japanese Flower Arranging

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by Jacqueline Tracy
     
 

Ikebana is the time-honored form of Japanese Flower Arranging. This beginner’s guide is written by an American, for the American. It gives easy step-by-step instructions to create beautiful arrangements. One need not be Oriental to perform this enjoyable art form. The book contains hundreds of illustrations and diagrams to clarify the text.
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Overview

Ikebana is the time-honored form of Japanese Flower Arranging. This beginner’s guide is written by an American, for the American. It gives easy step-by-step instructions to create beautiful arrangements. One need not be Oriental to perform this enjoyable art form. The book contains hundreds of illustrations and diagrams to clarify the text.
The first part of the book covers the foundation of Ikebana. It has history, problem solving for Americans, equipment needed, styles, containers, colors, line flow, vocabulary and much more.
The second part gives diagrams and illustrations for a beginning arrangement in just 10 easy steps. An enhanced arrangement in 10 easy steps is also given to develop the beginning arrangement further.
The third part expands on the beginning arrangement and gives basic upright and slanting variations. These are beautifully simple and can be done using the easy 10 step method.
The fourth part is not for the faint-of-heart. It is a graduation section for inspiration and creativity. It encompasses advanced upright and slanting arrangements. Then it moves to the impressive cascading styles. And last are the versatile arrangements of the multi-container styles.
Relax, and share in the next step of this flower arranging journey that spans centuries of time. Your arrangement will link past centuries with centuries yet to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011295935
Publisher:
Jacqueline Tracy
Publication date:
04/26/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Jacqueline G. Tracy holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Sedona, Arizona in Metaphysical Counseling; a Doctoral Ministerial Ordained Ministers Diploma, University Seminary College; and a Spiritual Mind Treatment Practitioners Diploma, International Metaphysical Ministry, University Seminary; and a Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner Certificate, American University of NLP. Her approach is holistic, combining body, mind, soul, emotions, and societal impact upon clients and their needs. She is presently semi-retired after many years in individual, family, and corporate counseling, life coaching, and Akashic field readings. She enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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Ikebana: A Simple Guide To Japanese Flower Arranging 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Mary Ann McPhail More than 1 year ago
Good book! Nice pictures of arrangements.