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Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Creative Crafts Series

Arts and crafts expert Annette Brill offers detailed, step-by-step instructions in this easy to follow how-to series, providing you with essential basics, which will enable you to add your own creativity to a variety of crafts, including: Picture Framing, Painting Furniture or on Wood, Flower Arranging, Stenciling Click for more

8. Japanese Flower Arranging - Ikebana

08. Japanese Flower Arranging - Ikebana

Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging, is growing in popularity and is based on the grouping together of various floral elements; its essence being purity of line, lack of symmetry and simplicity. Ikebana not only is a measured and contemplative form of creative art, it too will help you reach a state of total calm; so you'll love doing it, and it will be good for you. Narrated by arts and crafts expert Annette Brill, this special how to program introduces you to this unique type of flower arranging; here you learn how to perfect the masterful art of Ikebana through lessons on vases, spikes and secateurs; the basic elements of shu and kyaku; creating small displays; plus upright or vertical, framed or symmetrical, and linear styles. 07/09DE JSCA 30 min.
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