Some bonsai are born great, others are made. Just because nature – or a nursery – doesn’t provide a tree with graceful lines or dramatic features doesn’t mean that it isn’t destined for greatness. Of course some trees are best left alone. Which is what many thought when they walked past the juniper pictured below.
Halfway there – Jeff and Boon convert force to grace
Jeff thought otherwise. I don’t know if he had a plan in mind when he acquired this tree, but he saw something that others didn’t. Maybe he saw the opportunity to do some carving and put jackie to use – a fun way to spend any workshop.
I look forward to seeing how the tree turns out – and I hope I recognize it when the time comes!
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John Kirby says
I belieer that I worked on that tree in an intensive a couple of years ago- one of those what should we do with this tree to style it sessions? You know them, Boon has everyone look at the tree, then pick a new front draw a style. Cool. I hope to see it soon as well.