In the 8th episode of the Bonsai Time Podcast, my co-host Kevin tape-recorded a meeting with CBS head of state as well as neighborhood potter Mark Passerrello while they were en path to a bonsai workshop. Kevin as well as Mark reviewed exactly how Mark discovered himself worldwide of bonsai, his technique to bonsai porcelains, as well as structure self-confidence in a globe loaded with charlatan disorder as he began his company Old Art Bonsai Mark currently on a regular basis markets the pots he makes at neighborhood Columbus art occasions in addition to accent plants as well as bonsai trees for novice target markets (see photos listed below). Kevin as well as Mark likewise reviewed their experiences with bonsai clubs as well as exactly how clubs can be made extra inviting to brand-new participants in addition to Mark’s mild technique to capturing the passion of the general public throughout outreach occasions. Delight in!
Mark is specifically qualified with shohin as well as mame display screens The weather-beaten timber in this display screen includes a really rustic high quality! The trees visualized below are a neighborhood elm / Ulmus range that has actually been grown by bonsai musicians for several years.
A few of Mark’s accent plants in his handcrafted pots.
A mame-sized pot from Mark alongside among his mud huts.
Some lights for usage in penjing display screens were likewise made by Mark.
Much more instances of Mark’s handcrafted pots. He concentrates on styles that are “wabi sabi” or attractive as a result of their flaws. This normally implies he makes distinctive styles that have a rustic feeling. Following year I’ll absolutely be placing even more trees right into his pots!