Keiko's Ikebana: A Contemporary Approach To The Traditional Japanese Art Of Flower Arranging by Keiko KuboKeiko's Ikebana: A Contemporary Approach To The Traditional Japanese Art Of Flower Arranging by Keiko Kubo

Keiko's Ikebana: A Contemporary Approach To The Traditional Japanese Art Of Flower Arranging

byKeiko KuboPhotographed byErich Schrempp

Paperback | October 20, 2012

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Keiko's unique approach to ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, combines traditional techniques with modern tastes. Her influences-which range from sculpture to today's Western floral design-come together to create one-of-a-kind arrangements that are authentic and eye-catching, simple and graceful, and possible for anyone to achieve.This book presents step-by-step instructions for creating 20 stunning ikebana arrangements in a range of sizes and styles. Each of the flower arrangements can be completed in just three simple steps and uses easy-to-find floral materials and containers. The book also includes an introduction to the history of ikebana as it relates to Japan and Japanese culture, as well as a guide to the basic rules of ikebana design and floral techniques. Suggestions for finding and choosing materials and supplies make it easy to learn how to arrange flowers and gain a hands-on appreciation of the art of Japanese flower arranging.
Keiko Kubo started taking ikebana classes as a teenager in Japan. After coming to the United States to pursue her art, she graduated from the School of Art Institute of Chicago with a master of fine arts degree, majoring in sculpture, and has also studied Western floral art. Keiko resides in Chicago, IL. Erich Schrempp is a Chicago-ba...
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Title:Keiko's Ikebana: A Contemporary Approach To The Traditional Japanese Art Of Flower ArrangingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.38 inPublished:October 20, 2012Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:4805312327

ISBN - 13:9784805312322

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