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Ikebana : The Art of Arranging Flowers - Shozo Sato


The Art of Arranging Flowers


Published: 12th February 2013
For Ages: 7 - 12 years old
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The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging

Ikebana, or Japanese flower arranging, is more than just 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.

"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"

ISBN: 9784805312667
ISBN-10: 4805312661
Audience: General
For Ages: 7 - 12 years old
For Grades: 2 - 7
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 12th February 2013
Publisher: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Country of Publication: JP
Dimensions (cm): 30.4 x 22.8  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.16