Plant material can create bold, strong areas of color, form and texture by manipulating foliage and free space. This style is influenced by different schools of Ikebana – the Japanese art of flower arranging and has evolved into other styles that have broken with tradition and represent a new age in style.
Anna O'Kelly, President of the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland and a student of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, guides members through the principles of Ikebana. Members participated in a hands-on workshop creating their own sculptural design.
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