Keiko’s Ikebana: A Contemporary Approach to the Traditional Japanese Art of Flower Arranging
ISBN/ASIN: 0804837929,9780804837927 | 2006 | English | epub | 128/0 pages | 16.7 Mb
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing | Author: Keiko Kubo, Erich Schrempp
Keiko's Ikebana offers an introduction to this international art form that is both practical and contemporary. Keiko's unique approach combines traditional techniques with modern tastes, incorporating influences ranging from sculpture to today's Western styles. The result is a one-of-a-kind look that is authentic, easy to create and attractive.
The book includes easy-to-follow instructions for creating 20 stunning ikebana arrangements to help readers bring this traditional Japanese art into their own homes. Readers will also be introduced to the history of ikebana, including its evolution from ancient times into the world of modern design, the basic 'rules' of ikebana design and suggestions for finding and choosing materials and supplies.