Tag: hosta

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 328

Obviously this isn’t an ikebana arrangement, it is the altarpiece from a small wedding I did today. After leaving the set up I came home and had a nap and woke up with aches and a fever that climbed to 101.7F. Then later I had chills and more fever, so I am resting as best as I can tonight. I’m…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 317

Each day I am looking for materials that inspire me, or try to find some element that interests me to use in my work. Today the dried hosta leaf from one of the ikebana arrangements made a few days ago was my starting point. I liked the way it had dried, the shape, the color, the way the veins of…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 298

My preparations for Artomatic continue, so I thought I would post a sneak peek at them. Below are some of the prepared branches, only partially painted with a white primer. At last they have all been sawed(which is something that I believe has contributed greatly to a pinched nerve in my upper back) and the construction of these pieces is…

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 296

This horizontal moribana was done tonight after my last yoga class (which has been absolutely fantastic). Many thanks to my wonderful and awesome teachers Jen and Liz for expanding my horizons and sharing their love of yoga with me. It has taught me about being grounded and helped me so much to continue my daily ikebana work.