Ikebana Japanese Flower Arrangement Class

Learn the art of Japanese flower arranging


Kuniko Nakano
Sydney Community College

Sydney Community College

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5 hours 1 to 12 label $170 - $199 ($199 per student when you book for 1 student, $180 for 2 students, $170 for 3+ students)


Learn Ikebana – the art of Japanese flower arrangement in Sydney.

Basic Ikebana floral accords to simple rules and principles. This course is designed to teach authentic Ohara School Ikebana techniques and build an understanding of the ancient Japanese art, which evokes the sensitive beauty of nature and the stunning style of formative art. Ohara Style Ikebana is unique for its emphasis on seasonal qualities, natural growth processes and the beauty of natural environments. This course is conducted by a high qualified Ohara Ikebana teacher who will customise each class to suit the season.

Agenda

Note: Parts of the agenda may be adapted to suit the needs of the class.

  • Introduction to Ikebana
  • Explanation and demonstration of basic style and traditional style of arrangements which the students will learn and practice during the course
  • Demonstrate by using the same flowers, stems and branches different styles and variations of arrangements
  • Using the scissors – the correct way to trim branches, stems, leaves
  • Bending of branches
  • Select flowers, branches, and stems for a particular arrangement
  • Identify the correct vase or base that can be used with a particular arrangement
  • Using the Kenzan
  • Learn how to keep arrangements fresh for as long as possible
  • Blend Ikebana to your surroundings or make it a focal point
  • Identify focal points of your arrangement and positioning it

Objectives

By the end of this Floral Art Class the student will have learned:

  • Economical flower arrangements using only two or three flowers
  • How to use their arrangements to enhance or blend into surroundings
  • That each flower has a face, function and relationship to another flower
  • The correct choice of a vase or base
  • That Ikebana can be seen in the same light as painting or sculpturing, where you are constantly fine-tuning a single stem, like a painter or sculptor is fine-tuning a part of his painting or sculpture
  • You will make 3 different arrangements

Materials provided

  • Container
  • Kenzan
  • Flowers
  • Branches

You will be able to take home your flowers and branches

Please bring

  • A pencil
  • Paper
  • Secateurs to cut branches
  • A small towel and a bucket

Please wear closed in shoes. You may like to wear an apron.

Where?

Rozelle Campus, cnr Gordon St & Victoria Rd, Rozelle (in the grounds of St. Joseph’s Church). If driving, no entry into Gordon Street from Victoria Road. Last block on your right before Victoria Road. Pedestrian entry opposite Prince Street. Click on the following link for directions:
http://www.sydneycommunitycollege.com.au/site/203

 


Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class; in this case we'll inform and fully refund you, so please watch your email/SMS 1 day prior to the class

 



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Suitable for

This workshop is great for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

Location

Sydney Community College - 2A Gordon St Rozelle

Your teacher
Kuniko Nakano

Kuniko Nakano


Kuniko Nakano has been teaching Ohara School of Ikebana for over 15 years in Sydney.
This includes private lessons and group lessons at Sydney Chapter of Ohara School.
She has been teaching at Sydney Community College since 2006.

She has been a committee member of the Ikebana International Sydney for the last 20 years.
Currently, she is the president of the Ohara School of Ikebana Sydney and
she also holds Ohara School of Ikebana Associate First Master Degree.

Her Ikebana involvement is not only with teaching.
She also holds demonstrations at numerous events and functions, such as Auburn Cherry Blossom
Festival and Cowra Japanese Garden Festival. At these events, she introduces Japanese traditional arrangements and also talks about Ikebana history and philosophy.

In 2016, she received an award from the Japanese Government, Consul General for strengthening and promoting the Japanese – Australian relationship as well as promoting multiculturalism in Sydney and New South Wales.

Her Ikebana teaching style has the following characteristics :

  • Easy to understand and to put it in practice;

practical;

  • Emphasize the importance of the basic form;
  • How beauty is communicated differently in Ikebana compared to Western flower arrangements;
  • How to incorporate the subtle lines of plants in Ikebana;

She takes great pride hearing her students enjoy her classes.
Many find her classes calming and meditative, too.




Your host
Sydney Community College
Sydney Community College

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Sydney Community College is a social enterprise with a mission to offer innovative continuing adult education programmes that support individual efforts and facilitate sustainable social change.

Our mission is to enrich lives, to strengthen adult individuals and to build communities through innovative high quality continuing education and training.

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