Courses and workshops


All courses and workshops are held at the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre


Bonsai design level II

Tuesday April 23rd from 6:30 to 9:00  and   Wednesday April 24th from 6:30 to 9:00

This course is intended for intermediate level enthusiasts who want to explore more in-depth design concepts used in the modern Japanese approach.  It is mostly be geared to coniferous trees and include discussion on identifying its focal point, optimizing its asymmetrical design, giving it a direction and other important aesthetic elements.

Cost is $35 for full participants and $25 for observers.

REGISTRATION:

By email to info@ottawabonsai.org

Yvon Bernier: (819) 684-0586; Fax (819) 684-7365

 


 

Bonsai development workshop

Tuesday May 7th  from 6:30 to 9:00

During the workshop, participants will receive assistance from experienced OBS members to begin developing their own bonsai using a pre-bonsai plant. The plant material, a suitable pot, the tools and the necessary supplies will be provided.  The cost is $80.

REGISTRATION:

By email to info@ottawabonsai.org

Yvon Bernier: (819) 684-0586; Fax (819) 684-7365

 


 

Open workshop(s);   Monday May 6 and Monday May 13

Those bilingual workshops are held at the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre. Members bring their own tree or trees to work on with the help of an experienced member.  Participants can get help in performing repot, wiring or styling, or simply receive advice. There is no need to register in advance to participate in those workshops and there is no cost for members.