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Archive for June, 2016

Jolly Jumper

Another find from 2014: splash!

Made with Ranka

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Madras ’14

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I found this in my archives: a madras style arrangement made in 2014.

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Working alone at home, I bent some dry materials into squares, following the basic colour principles and angular dynamics set and made famous by Piet Mondrian. Buttercup, found aplenty in nature in summer, accustomed to this requirement quite well.

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Ranka sensei’s garden workshop in June. We created a team arrangement with bamboo and dried leaf material. M.Forssell and I.Appelqvist were in my team.

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Vasta Experiments

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Arranging with midsummer in mind.

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20160512_190247I gave my first public ikebana demonstration in our group exhibition in Café Four Seasons.

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My solo arrangement in Café Four Seasons. It is a nageire made of cherry blossom and roses.

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This year’s second exhibition was in a lovely café called Four Seasons.(http://www.neljavuodenaikaa.fi)

Our group of four arranged this exhibition in the honor and celebration of our first teacher level graduation in Sogetsu ikebana. This was our shared creation: a fresh green and white wall piece resting in a Japanese vase kindly lent to us by Shunran sensei.

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I created my this year’s first exhibition piece out of fresh green bamboo. The stalks are from Gardenia greenhouse center, which has been shut down. I was both happy and sad to maneuver this material, which has special sentimental value to me. The pieces are joined together by bast fiber. It was clear from the start that theflowers would be either calla lily or Peruvian lily, white at any rate.

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