Study in line

Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog

It’s really just a cutting (never mind most plants begin as cuttings, seedlings, or air layers…)To many, it’s just a “stick in a pot”.

A nice pot, in this case…A pot made by Rob Addonizio of Taiko Earth.

I’m looking forward to this!

The tree is a ficus microcarpa “tiger bark” or, as some call it, “golden gate” (which I’ve finally found out why they call it golden gate, in this article)

I could call it a “superior” stick in a pot.

It has movement, taper, and a certain gnarly, “je ne sais quoi” quality to it.

And it has branches.

Branches are a plus.

It means we can make something out of it.

Let’s sit down in The Nook, have a drink or two, and see what can happen.

Whatcha drinkin’?

(yes, I need to clean off the bench, I’m interviewing for apprentices right now…..)

This’ll be…

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