Here is a monster (the tree not the person, who occurs to be Kunio Kobayashi). Final time we featured some magnificent bonsai brilliance by him and right this moment we have got some extra on your enjoyment.
Closeup of some very pure wanting deadwood…
…on a really pure wanting tree.
Shadow play on what seems like a Shimpaku juniper (or very shut cousin).
Kunio Kobayashi posing with a very wild wanting juniper. It is simple to see which approach the wind blows.
Similar tree over time.
Here is one other Juniper over nearly thirty years.
We talked about final time how so many Japanese bonsai artists love working with deadwood on junipers. There is a good cause for this. Not solely do junipers look good with deadwood and take nicely to carving, however maybe most significantly juniper deadwood holds up nicely and might final nearly endlessly with correct care. On most bushes deadwood tends to rot and deteriorate sooner and requires extra care to maintain.
Grasp and apprentice within the workshop.
Koi pond and bridge at Mr Koybayashi’s Shunka-en Bonsai Museum.
Cannot have a koi pond with out koi.
Having enjoyable whereas eradicating a big sacrifice department on a really giant tree.