Taking a stand 

Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog

The 2016 Bonsai Societies of Florida annual convention is coming up (go herefor details, there’s still some room in the workshops) and I, again, have a tree in the dog and pony sho…aaa, the exhibit this year so it is, again, time to prepare a display…… You know, in Japan, they have specialists that put together displays for the shows. It’s a totally separate (but related) discipline and there are few bonsai artists really qualified to assemble and judge a display. Kunio Kobyashi and his student Peter Warren are two that come to mind. I need one of those types of experts.

Myself, I like trees. If we could display them alone with a black background and on a plain white stand, I’d not mind that at all. But….we must follow the conventions and mores of the societies we inhabit, you know, please and thank you’s, wear clothes…

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