Floral Bouquet Class for Valentine's Day

Surprise your partner this Valentine's Day with a DIY flower bouquet


Shoso Shimbo

Shoso Shimbo

4.9 (13)

2 hours Class size 1 to 15     label $325

Are you in need of some sentimental Valentine's Day gift ideas in Melbourne? Come and create a personalised floral gift for your partner in this flower arranging class in Murrumbeena! Or bring your partner along with you for this creative meditation, perfect if you're searching for Valentine's Day gift experiences.

In this two-hour class, 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. You will be creating a customised hand-tied bouquet, perfected to your partner's floral taste.

Shoso has been teaching Ikebana for over 30 years, and he will share his experience at these special workshops. You will receive individual guidance and feedback as you put together your own special arrangement.

At the end of the class, you will have a DIY flower bouquet to take home to your partner or a memorable experience with your lover to remember for years to come! It's certain to beat the traditional bunch of roses.


Knowledge required
Beginner-friendly.
 
What you'll get
  • All materials and tool hire included.
  • Your own hand-tied floral bouquet 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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