Ikebana

Carol Lui
Ikebana literally means, “the arrangement of living material in water.” It is the art of Japanese flower arrangement developed in the 15th century and has its roots in ancient Chinese flower arrangement. It began as an aid to meditation and as a way to personalize nature and reflect on the human experience. There are several thousand schools of Ikebana at present, Ichiyo and Ohara being among the most popular. The Ichiyo School was founded in 1937 and is one of the ‘modern’ schools of Ikebana, famous for innovative, free style of Japanese flower arrangement.

Carol will teach the first lesson in the Ichiyo School, the Upright Style. The second class will be in the Slanting Form. Students will use the instructor’s vase and needle holder (kenzan). The vase will be returned to instructor after class. If students prefer to find out more about keeping their arrangement intact by bringing their own vase and kenzan, please read about what to purchase at www.WhiteBearArts.org (coming soon!). Students must register at least one week in advance.

UPRIGHT STYLE
CLASS ID: 1Y704
Date/Time: Friday, January 18, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Tuition: $35 Member/$44 Non-Member
Material Fee: $15 payable to instructor
Age/Level: All Ages 14+, All Levels

SLANTING FORM
CLASS ID: 2Y705
Date/Time: Friday, February 15, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Tuition: $35 Member/$44 Non-Member
Material Fee: $15 payable to instructor
Age/Level: All Ages 14+, All Levels

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