August Weekend Workshop

With Don De Luca

Don’s vast experience with a variety of tree types and his bonsai styling skills provide an opportunity for members to learn much in this workshop. Everyone not only enjoyed the workshop but appreciated Don’s warmth and friendship.  

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December Weekend Workshop

The December Workshop was the last one for 2017 and all tables were full as Members worked on a wide variety of trees.  Restyling, trimming, defoliating and chin wagging about trees, life in general and plans for Christmas.  

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November Weekend Workshop: Air-layering

With the arrival of warmer weather, Members were very focussed on managing spring growth.  A group of Members were being introduced to some of the basics of bonsai by Victor and Robert. Air-layering is a great technique for improving your trees or quickly developing advanced trees.  

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October Club Meeting: Bunjin

With Tien

Tien's task for the night was to take a well developed Black Pine and move it towards a Bunjin style. Tien talked about the features of the tree and how they guided their thinking towards a Bunjin style which is illustrated in the following sketch.  

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BSV Bonsai Exhibition 2017

Many thanks to all the Members and volunteers for their help in preparing and running another very successful Bonsai Exhibition on 14 and 15 October at the Box Hill Town Hall.  Over 90 trees were on display by Members and a well stocked sales area was the scene of much frenetic activity.

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ExhibitionBSV
August Club Meeting: Styling

With Rui Ferreira

Rui Ferreira from the Algarve area of Portugal gave up some of his European summer to enjoy the delights of a Victorian winter and share his wealth of bonsai experience with BSV members.

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