Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Click & Collect from 2 Hours
Last Christmas Delivery Dates
Free UK Standard Delivery on orders £20 and over Order in time for Christmas 18th December 2nd Class | 19th December 1st Class Free Click & Collect to shops From 2 hours of your order*
SPIRIT OF BONSAI DESIGN (Hardback)
  • SPIRIT OF BONSAI DESIGN (Hardback)
zoom

SPIRIT OF BONSAI DESIGN (Hardback)

£18.99
Hardback 160 Pages / Published: 23/10/2003
  • Publisher out of stock

Currently unavailable to order

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Written from a Zen perspective, this guide shows how an understanding of Zen aesthetics and its profound influence on bonsai design can improve your skills at shaping, displaying and appreciating bonsai. For example, most bonsai feature a triangular shape because it symbolizes the relationship between life-giving force, the artist and the work created. Similarly, bonsai trees are planted off-centre because they represent heaven and earth. The central point in the pot is where heaven and earth meet and nothing is allowed to occupy this space. Aimed at both novice and more experienced bonsai enthusiasts, the book explains the key stages of creating bonsai, from first inspirations in nature and choosing your tree to appropriate shaping techniques and practicalities such as root trimming and watering. The book features photographs and annotated illustrations of each major style and a gallery of bonsai masterpieces taken from the collections of some of the world's most famous masters of the art.

Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 9781843400219
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 948 g
Dimensions: 276 x 216 x 19 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Bonsai Specialist
Added to basket
The House Gardener
Added to basket
The Indestructible Houseplant
Added to basket
Indoor Gardening the Organic Way
Added to basket
The New Terrarium
Added to basket
£18.99
Hardback
Gardening Indoors
Added to basket
The Little Book of Houseplant Tips
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.