The Holiday workshop, held at the North Mountain Visitors Center, was a great way to wrap up 2016. Tasty snacks were shared, while creative juices flowed. Carol Brecker lead the workshop, using aspen branches, pine, red lilies, red and silver roses, amaranth and baby’s breath to create arrangements that expressed holiday feelings and wishes.
Continue to see a sample of arrangements.
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Ping Wei demonstrated miniature Ikebana arrangements at the Maricopa County Cooperative Extension. After everyone completed their own grouping of miniatures, Ping gave a thorough design review with helpful tips.
Continue reading Ikebana Miniatures Workshop, April 24, 2016
Wanda Collins demonstrated Sogetsu free style using potted plants. See more photos of other creative designs by workshop participants.
Continue reading Potted Plants Workshop, Sonoran Desert Sogetsu Study Group, March 20, 2016
Visiting from Japan, Professor Kiyoshi Imagawa demonstrated 11 arrangements in various Ikenobo styles. A luncheon followed at the Chaparral Suites on March 4, 2016. –
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014
Holiday Workshop by Kate Secrest, Sogetsu School and
Pat Kuffler, Ikenobo School
This was a wonderful workshop with such creative ideas. There were 26 members and guests who attended. The attached photos are the unique creations made by Pat Kuffler and Kate Secrest.
Also included a couple participant arrangements.
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RECENTLY A NUMBER OF OUR MEMBERS ATTENDED THIS WORKSHOP AND REALLY ENJOYED IT.
Ikenobo, the origin of Ikebana, was established 600 years ago. It has established over 100 chapters worldwide. The San Diego Chapter celebrated their 38th Anniversary with Honored Guest 45th Headmaster SEN-EI IKENOBO on October 25th, 2014 at the University of San Diego.
Here are a few photos of the exhibition as well as works of art performed by SEN-EI IKENOBO.
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Saturday, December 7, 2013
Holiday Workshop by Retta Marconi-Dooley, Sogetsu School
Retta did a demonstration followed by a workshop using flowers from the Poinsetta plant. She gave us tips on how to preserve the flowers to last longer in an arrangement.
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Our October meeting was both a demonstration and luncheon followed by a hands-on workshop. Ron Brown, who holds the rank of Jonin Somu in the Sogetsu School, will be coming from Sonoma County, CA to present our first program of the year. He will do a demonstration of Sogetsu designs starting at 9:30 am, including one or two complete arrangements for our raffle.After lunch Ron Sensei will be giving a workshop from about 1:30pm to 3:30pm, using unconventional materials. Ron Sensei is a wonderful teacher and lots of fun to work with. It was a wonderful treat to have him with us.
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