2013 June Monday Critique by Mauro Stemberger

At the June Monday meeting, members and visitors heard from Mauro Stemberger, renowned Bonsai artist and demonstrator from Italy.  Mauro shared his extensive knowledge and experience in styling Bonsai through critiquing and discussing a number of members trees.  An important aspect emphasised by Mauro was the visual impact of the trees styling and how this could be improved.

Mauro addressing members

Included below is a selection of trees on display including a number(*) that were critiqued by Mauro.

English Elm
*Black Pine

Red Gum
*Black Pine

Pine after workshop with Mauro
White Pine after workshop with Mauro

Chinese Elm

Black Pine, Pyracantaha, Box

*Black Pine
Trident Maple