Tag: craspedia

Ikebana International Exhibition at the U.S. National Arboretum

Today the third and last exhibition installation of ikebana by the Washington,DC Chapter of Ikebana International opened at the U.S. National Arboretum. All of the ikebana arrangements are on view from 10AM until 4PM thru Monday, April 21. At the exhibition you can see the piece I did using bamboo, colored contorted filbert branches, craspedia, mosses, and aspidistra leaves.

Demonstration for BCC Workshop

Earlier this month I did a demonstration for the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Workshop of the Washington,DC Chapter of Ikebana International. They are always such a warm and receptive group and it was a pleasure to spend the afternoon with them. I managed to get some quick photos afterwards and You can see my work below. Now I am getting ready for…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 301

My work at Artomatic 2012 is installed finally! I just had to go add the remaining bits, paint a column and add my name in my space. The work is made of lots of cherry branches and 120-150 crapsedia stems, the cherry branches are nailed together and the craspedia is held in place using predrilled holes (no glue required). It…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 243

The abundance of pollen in the air has left me feeling a little under the weather. I was determined to get an ikebana arrangement done this evening. To start it I had several red ranunculus and tulips, and I used a blue container that is higher on one side. Yellow craspedia was added to make it a combination of primary…