Tag: protea

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…

Dreaming of Warmer Weather

I am still waiting for warm spring weather to arrive, it’s a bit cold so I thought I would post some tropical ikebana to warm things up. These were both done for the demonstration last month. Very slowly I am getting things posted, and creating some new work. As always I am searching for inspiration (and warmer weather!).

365 Days of Ikebana-Day 87

Colors in the same tonal range or vertical composition? The answer is that they are both. The combination of yellow pincushion protea, dried bird of paradise leaf and hosta leaf are in the same tonal range of yellows. If you look at the chart below you can see the different tones of yellow used in the arrangement. The arrangement is…