The art of Japanese bonsai embodies the Japanese spirit with philosophy, religion, and aesthetics harmonizing and complimenting each other. Bonsai is more than just an art form – it is a way of life and thinking; a way of cultivating patience, nobility, and sympathy – and this is the reason why bonsai is important for Japanese culture. Therefore, to understand bonsai art, you must learn and understand each of its core values in order to experience it with a calm and open mind Explore the art of bonsai with Mark Vossbrink. Learn how to form your own Bonsai tree. Connect with nature and experience the stress-relieving benefits of this hobby. A project is finished each month to take home. Please bring your own pruning shears and pliers to class.
The workshop is two hours. The $35.00 cost includes all materials. Each month will be a different project and show and tell is part of the workshop, so feel free to bring one of your pieces from home.
Please bring your own pruners or snippers and plastic table cloth to protect the table.
Cost: $35 per class
2023 Dates: Third Thursday or third Saturday of the month.
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Place: The Gresham Japanese Garden’s Resource Center, at the south end of Main City Park