Floral Arrangement Class for Valentine's Day

Create a unique and personal floral gift for your special person this Valentine's Day


Shoso Shimbo

Shoso Shimbo

4.9 (13)

2 hours Class size 1 to 15     label $250

Does your loved one deserve more than a bunch of red roses? Create a unique and personal floral gift for your special person this Valentine's Day in Melbourne!

Or perhaps your partner would like to experience this creative meditation for themselves or together with you. It's the perfect way to show your appreciation to the one you love.

During this beginner-friendly class, you will learn how to create a stunning Valentine's Day floral arrangement in a ceramic container.

Your teacher Shoso Shimbo will show you how to apply the principles of the Japanese art of flower arranging to create a stunning Ikebana-inspired floral arrangement in a ceramic container. Shoso has been teaching Ikebana for over 30 years, and he will share his experience at these special workshops.

This class is kept small, so you will receive individual guidance and feedback as you put together your own special arrangement, which is yours to take home and give to that special someone!


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.
 
What you'll get
  • All materials and tool hire included.
  • Your own floral arrangement in a ceramic container to take home.
What to bring
Just yourself!
 
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or Xmas gift.


Shoso Shimbo adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.

Location

Murrumbeena, VIC

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher
Shoso Shimbo
Shoso Shimbo

4.9 (13)

Shoso Shimbo PhD is a certified teacher of Ikebana and has over 30 years experience in Ikebana. He studied under the late Sogetsu Head Master, Hiroshi Teshigahara.

Shoso was selected by Belle magazine as one of six “Australia’s top floral designers” and has won multiple awards including the Gold Award at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show. His work was selected for the prestigious publication, International Floral Art 2014/2015 & 2016/2017, Stichting Kunstboek (Belgium).

His sculptural works have been featured in some of the major contemporary art exhibitions including the Toyota Sculpture Exhibition, Lorne Sculpture, Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award Finalists Exhibition, Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and the New Wave Art Festival at the NGV.

He won the Arnold Bloch Leiber Prize at the Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition 2017. His recent commissions include a public work of art for the Archibald Award Exhibition 2015 at the Art Gallery of Ballarat and the Wye River Project as part of the Lorne Sculpture 2016.

A common theme through many of his works is harmony with nature's organic order and the relationship between man and nature, where man is a part of the natural order rather than the owner of it.

Shoso has an MA in Japanese Studies, a Master of Fine Art and PhD in Education. He is also qualified as a garden designer (Japan Horticultural Society) specialising in Japanese gardens. He is a directer of International Society of Ikebana Studies and he teaches Japanese Aesthetics at RMIT Short Courses.

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