Internet Ikebana Lesson
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SAMPLE A (Click image to enlarge)
1. The relationship between A and B is not clear.
2. Roses are too central ( C ) and consequently too static.
3. D and E do not correlate.
Q: Can you elaborate the third comment?
A: Ikebana seeks harmony out of the unbalanced elements. But if the unbalance is too large, it is hard to achieve harmony. Unbalance between D and E is too large.
Well done. This is much better! Reworked branches on the right hand side are so sharp and so alive! Adding white chrysanthemum made this work so interesting. Massed flower form is nicely irregular and it created good contrast to fine lines.
This work is about tell a story, but not yet.
A. Find a better point to finish this line.
B. Don't make a gap here.
C. This branch spoils all of your effort! Meditate to find a better way. You may move it or replace it to softer lines or remove it completely.