Sunday, 15 May 2011

Playing with Straight Lines

Bamboo and wooden sticks.

I was going through the Sogetsu textbooks with my ikebana teacher the other day. We were finished earlier than expected, so I got time to do a quick ikebana arrangement as well. It's interesting to see how the textbooks are designed to help develop your creativity and your individual expression. Bamboo is a material with natural straight lines. I've chosen to emphasize the thin diagonal lines by sticking wooden sticks in a contrasting colour through the bamboo stems.

Sorry about the lousy photo quality. I didn't bring my camera so I had to use the iPhone, which didn't turn out that well. Anyway, I hope you can find some inspiration. Let's be playful today!


kate said...

I love those clean line and contrasting colors. Your work is inspiring.

nordic lotus said...

Thanks Kate. I love clean lines too. I'm glad your getting inspired by my blog.

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