The Living Art of Bonsai

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The Living Art of Bonsai

Bonsai is considered a primarily Japanese art, yet its origins lie deep within ancient China. Evolving over 2,500 years, the Chinese approach to bonsai reflects a unique set of cultural, philosophical and aesthetic values largely unknown to modern bonsai enthusiasts.

A unique cultural perspective on this ancient living art, The Living Art of Bonsai features: -Information on the history and evolution of bonsai -Traditional bonsai styles and composition -Step-by-step instructions on how to create your own bonsai -Recommended bonsai techniques for training, shaping and wiring -Information on tree identification and care -An introduction to the concepts of Jin and Shari -A practical glossary of bonsai terms

Author: Walter Liew,
Publisher: Island Heritage , 2007-12-28
ISBN: 1597001856, EAN: 9781597001854
You can order HERE

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