Here are some materials for future projects. Most of my bonsai are thin and small because that’s mostly what I want to pay or collect in the past. I the last couple years however, I’ve been acquiring some large materials, some maybe considered too big for bonsai. I’m excited to share them here whileContinue reading “Future Projects”
It’s Monday morning around 5:30am and I got plenty of “real” work to do, but inside me is quivering to want to work on bonsai instead. I’m really an artist wanting to express something. I want to draw, sculpt, carve, and be creative. Not so much to sit in an office and do bids with ExcelContinue reading “Struggling with Nature”
This juniper is definitely one material that could challenge someone’s creativity. I collected this juniper from a client’s yard last Spring. A branch from a larger juniper touched the ground and in time it rooted. This was that branch, and it had enough roots that last year it grew like it didn’t skip a beat. Continue reading “Creativity Excercise: Scrappy Juniper to Bonsai”
In the last two weeks, we’ve had some very windy weather here in the Pacific Northwest. In fact, it sadly killed one person from a fallen tree. I was reminded about the power of a tree, they are beautiful, they can provide shelter and shade, their fruits can provide sustenance and life, but at the same timeContinue reading “Wind Swept from a Hedge”
Wish I was here. Philippine Bonsai Convention. Large heavy bonsai and armed security with AKs, bonsai thieves will probably not make it very far.
I truly believe that creativity and to create is not just a mental need that all people need in their lives, but it is also a physical need. To create takes one out of your comfort zone and … Source: Creativity, Bonsai, Learning and Art: My Thoughts
This landscape juniper was collected from a landscape project we did in the Spring of 2011. It sat in its own soil for 2 years (luckily that soil was sandy and kept the tree alive). Then I repotted the tree into this myca pot with bonsai soil about 2 years ago. I’m not sure what variety ofContinue reading “Landscape Juniper to Bonsai”