Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers

Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers

by Shozo Sato
     
 

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The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging

Ikebana, or Japanese flower arranging, is more than simply putting flowers in a container. Ikebana is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement is a living thing, where nature and humanity are brought together. Written by renowned Ikebana expert Shozo Sato, Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers is aSee more details below

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The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging

Ikebana, or Japanese flower arranging, is more than simply putting flowers in a container. Ikebana is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement is a living thing, where nature and humanity are brought together. Written by renowned Ikebana expert Shozo Sato, Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers is a classic Ikebana text updated for modern readers.

Ikebana history and styles

Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers presents a fascinating overview of the history of Ikebana to present day, and introduces classic Ikebana styles such as Rikka, Seika and Moribana to Freestyle.

Japanese flower arranging instructions

The tools of Ikebana and basic Ikebana flower-arranging techniques are clearly explained. Simple but detailed instructions guide Ikebana enthusiasts through the process of making dozens of stunning floral arrangements.

Editorial Reviews

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"Striking color photographs and line drawings provide further guidance for creating Ikebana arrangements of your own. You'll also find a list of plants that lend themselves well to this art form, along with the symbolic meanings they have in Japanese culture."—The American Gardener

"Striking color photographs and line drawings provide further guidance for creating Ikebana arrangements of your own. You'll also find a list of plants that lend themselves well to this art form, along with the symbolic meanings they have in Japanese culture."—The American Gardener

"Striking color photographs and line drawings provide further guidance for creating Ikebana arrangements of your own. You'll also find a list of plants that lend themselves well to this art form, along with the symbolic meanings they have in Japanese culture."—The American Gardener

"Striking color photographs and line drawings provide further guidance for creating Ikebana arrangements of your own. You'll also find a list of plants that lend themselves well to this art form, along with the symbolic meanings they have in Japanese culture."—The American Gardener

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462905911
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
03/13/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
797,441
File size:
16 MB
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