The Art of Bonsai: Couples Edition

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Taught by Julian Velasco

Julian Velasco is a bonsai professional and former curator of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's C.V. Starr Bonsai Museum’s world famous collection of 300+ bonsai for over 10 years. Julian has designed, developed and maintained some of the best bonsai in the US. Along with solo bonsai art shows, his bonsai art has been commissioned for film, museums, designers, architects, and of course private bonsai collectors.

Saturday, December 9, 6:00-8:00pm

Location: Prospect Heights Brainery (190 Underhill Ave in Prospect Heights, BK)

Bonsai is the ancient art form of growing miniature trees in containers, which help us connect to nature. Through this process, it strengthens our spirit. This is why Bonsai can be a figurative mirror image of the grower. With an open heart and mind, students can start their own journey of personal growth through the art of bonsai taught by Bonsai Master Julian Velasco. 

Learn the artistic, philosophical, horticultural, and technical process of designing, planting, and maintaining your very own bonsai.

If you've wanted to take a bonsai class with a partner but don't need two trees to take home, this class is for you! In this special session, each pair of studens will take home ONE Bonsai tree from class. Your tree will be pre-planted in its container, and you can work as a pair to shape and prune the tree during class. Scissors and tools for students to borrow during the class. 

On the checkout page, please only purchase ONE ticket per couple (TWO people and one tree)!



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