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Ikebana: Create beautiful flower arrangements with this traditional Japanese art (Asian Arts and Crafts For Creative Kids)

ISBN: 9780804835022
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication Date: 2004-07-15
Number of pages: 64
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Using colorful illustrations this multicultural children's book introduces readers to Japanese Ikebana.

Ikebana, the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging, has never been easier—or more fun! This colorful, easy–to–follow guide will walk you through the steps of 10 different ikebana projects. Before you know it you'll be creating your very own unique and beautiful flower arrangements. Creating flower arrangements is a great way to explore this time-honored Japanese art form.

Following the step–by–step instructions, you'll learn to arrange how to create:Kenzan Moribana—a basic style using a low, open containerNageire Ikebana—formal arrangements that balance length and weightSuiban (Water Platter) Ikebana—the earliest form of Ikebana, using a shallow platter filled with waterNatural Style Ikebana—arrangements that imitate natureOnce you've created your own arrangements, you can display them or give them as gifts, sharing a part of nature—and your creativity—with the people around you.

About the Series:
The Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids series is the first series, aimed at readers ages 7-12, that provides a fun and educational introduction to Asian culture and art. Through hands on projects readers will explore each art—engaging in activities to gain a better understanding of each form.

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