365 Days of Ikebana-Day 73

Reusing the pomegranate branch from Sunday’s class I made this nagiere arrangement. The branch has been stripped of it’s leaves so that I could give the feeling of a later part of autumn. Bare driftwood, a fading yellow hosta, and some balloon vine are the elements I used to finish the design. Nice movement, and a gentle feel of autumn. I’m feeling a bit lacking on my creativity at this point, and there is an increasing need to re-charge my batteries and do some more inventive work. More inventive work takes more planning and some extended time for execution, and once I am re-energized I can give it a whirl. For today I am simply happy to be able to create something,doingthe daily work has been a big step for me.

  5 comments for “365 Days of Ikebana-Day 73

  1. September 29, 2011 at 3:56 pm

    Keep going Keith! I love this Nageire. It gives me a good feeling of autumn. I’m quite sure doing work every day for one year will pay off. And I do understand that it is not easy.

  2. Keith
    September 30, 2011 at 6:07 am

    Thank you for the encouragement Lennart! It’s a big boost to my creative habits to be able to produce something every day. I’m hoping for some leaps in my ability!

  3. February 1, 2013 at 4:09 am

    Sehr SCH├ľNE Ikebana!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. karin
    February 24, 2013 at 8:25 pm

    Something about this one really speaks to me. and thanks for being so honest about your efforts. It helps me accept my own inconsistencies as well.

  5. Keith
    February 26, 2013 at 2:41 pm

    This gave my a great opportunity to look back at the work, I really love this so much more now than at the time I made it. It’s funny how you begin to appreciate things more over time and see them in a new way!

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