Tag Archives: style

Finding the Tree Within

Co-authored by Rudi Julianto   Celitc chinensis There comes a time in the design of every bonsai where the artist must decide on a path to follow, a path that will bring out the full artistic potential of the tree, … Continue reading

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A Brief Exploration of the Literati Style

Five Needle Pine by Qingquan Zhao Like the style itself, the name used to describe it takes on many forms and the usage changes from region to region. The word Literati is used by many practitioners and is a Latin name … Continue reading

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Critique: Walter Pall’s Norway Spruce

Picea abies, Norway spruce40 cm highPot by Derek Aspinall My personal taste in bonsai leans toward what I observe in nature. I tend to be moved more by those bonsai that give the illusion of a tree in its natural … Continue reading

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2007 Michigan All State Show

I had the honor of being invited back to the Michigan All State Show in 2007. This time I had the pleasure of instructing a Literati Workshop, a Mame workshop, and participating in another Three-of-a-Kind demo. I also gave a … Continue reading

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