2014 Bonsai

2014 was a year of letting trees grow and develop. I did get to show in two area shows. I have also enjoyed teaching/leading several workshops in my area.  Here are some of the trees that showed this year.

At the design competition with teammates. This is the raw material we started with.

At the design competition with teammates. This is the raw material we started with.

Olive with lace rock, this is actually two trees behind the rock to create the affect of a large trunk.

Olive with lace rock, this is actually two trees behind the rock to create the affect of a large trunk.

Ficus Shohin at show.

Ficus Shohin at show.

Olive clump in design. It started as a nearly 6 foot tall tree and is reducing down nicely.

Olive clump in design. It started as a nearly 6 foot tall tree and is reducing down nicely.

Olive in design. It was a multi-trunk tree that is being reduced and developing new horizontal branches.

Olive in design. It was a multi-trunk tree that is being reduced and developing new horizontal branches.

Daimyo Oak before redesign. Look for the story coming soon. Tree is over 50 years old.

Daimyo Oak before redesign. Look for the story coming soon. Tree is over 50 years old.

Working with raw material at a local design competition our team created this cedar.

Working with raw material at a local design competition our team created this cedar.

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