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Nessie

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Matsu

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Working on a single material in a new vase (Illum Bolighus, Copenhagen).

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Tenerife’s highest point, Teide, is surrounded by a natural park filled with pine trees. This volcanic region suffers from occasional forest fires in the hot summer months. The bark of the pine trees in this area is scorched black, but the trees keep growing in the high altitude. This arrangement represents my recent hiking experience on the Chinyero trail. I combined fragile violet flowers with burnt tree material to create a contrast between two feelings: fresh and suffering, gentle and sturdy.

Teacher: Ranka

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The joy of spring comes to life in the form of different spring branches. The only coniferous material is the pine. I was aiming at an airy, light impression popular with the Sogetsu school.

Teacher: Ranka

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A white container curls under a pine branch and some blue-violet bells. The colours seem quite seasonal, although clematis is not a flower of this season.

Teacher: Ranka

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Hangin’ soft

Hangin' soft

A downward-facing pine branch accompanied by carnations

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Crooked Pine Standing Straight

Pine branches from Lapland decorated with pretty pink but undesirable flowers (impatiens) that grow like pests. This arrangement has a technical requirement; it has to stand supported by a side branch, and should someone remove this particular support, the structure should not stand. Achieving this was a bit of a challenge. Created on an ikebana intensive course in summer 2012. Teacher: Seiun.

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