Floral Design with Ikebana
Overview, understanding and appreciation of Oriental Style Flower Arrangement, known as Ikebana. Emphasis on principles of design, experimentation, technique, exploration, and critique intended to develop creativity and manipulative ability. You will start with basic design concepts and progress to intermediate and advanced levels. Each class meeting will start with a lecture and demonstration by the instructor. You will then work on your design. The instructor will give critics and recommendations on your work. A beautiful ikebana arrangement will emerge that you can enjoy in your home for the week.
Bring your fresh materials for each class:
- branches ( 2 ea, 2 ft long)
- main flowers ( 3 ea)
- and some greens.
Email the instructor for any questions on materials.
DATES: 11 Thursdays: August 17 - November 2, 2023 (no class 9/14)
TIME: 2:00 - 4:00pm
LOCATION: North County Campus (NCC) Room N2439
INSTRUCTOR: Thanh Nguyen
QUESTIONS: Contact instructor at email@example.com
|Meet the instructor|
|Thanh Nguyen||Founder and Chairperson of California Central Coast Sogetsu Study group, I have practiced ikebana for over 30 years and have been teaching for 25 years. I have degrees in two major schools of ikebana in Japan, as well as California Teaching Credentials. I was a two-term President of Ikebana International in San Francisco and past President of Ikebana Teachers Federation. I have done numerous workshops, demonstrations, and exhibitions in the US and outside of the country.|