The Beauty of Bonsai: A Guide to Displaying and Viewing Nature's Exquisite Sculpture
Super Savings Item! Save 34% on the The Beauty of Bonsai: A Guide to Displaying and Viewing Nature's Exquisite Sculpture by Kodansha International at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Japan's delicate, miniature bonsai are instantly recognizable and enjoyed by people the world over. But true understanding of bonsai, and the ability
The first chapter opens with an in-depth discussion of bonsai, likening them to landscape painting, and explaining the role of perspective in creating the most pleasing arrangements. The second chapter focuses on two traditional composite displays, known as tokonoma and machiai, and imparts valuable tips to the reader on how best to achieve these classic formations. Chapter Three explores themes of bonsai settings, and gives advice on displays based on a particular chosen theme (for example, a mountain or a forest). The bonsai are adorned with ornaments and displayed in pots designed by famous artisans. In Chapter Four, renowned bonsai creator Masahiko Kimura demonstrates the process of creating a professional bonsai display. Accompanied by many photographs, the text outlines the artist's creative process, offering readers unique insights.
|Item Weight:||1.22 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.53 x 10.51 x 10.51 inches|
|Package Weight:||1.28 pounds|
|Package Size:||7.95 x 0.63 x 0.63 inches|