Inspiring Ikebana is the sequel to Exploring Ikebana, the first book from world-renowned Ikebana-master Ilse Beunen.
Throughout her impressive career she has been influenced and inspired by many different things and, as all artists do, she is still continually looking for inspiration to create fresh and innovative arrangements. Having written a comprehensive introduction to the ancient Japanese art of Ikebana, this book reveals several endless sources of inspiration for Ikebanists : nature, the seasons, festivals and celebrations, vases and containers, artificial and dry materials, art and emotions.
The book features more than 40 lavishly illustrated Ikebana creations, both in traditional and modern style and also has photos showing step-by-step detailed instructions of the creative process. This is easy to follow and guarantees a wonderful end result!