Bonsai Techniques I has 65 ratings and 6 reviews. Dennis said: I feel very fortunate to have met and participated in workshops with this great author and. Find great deals for Bonsai Techniques I by John Y. Naka (, Paperback). Shop with confidence on eBay!. Find great deals for Bonsai Techniques II by John Yoshio Naka (Paperback). Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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Naka traveled and taught extensively around the world, at conventions and clubs, but refused to hold classes in Japan where bonsai had been highly developed along certain lines over the centuriessaying “They want me to teach, and I tell them it’s like trying to preach to Buddha.

Book was in fantastic condition!

Asian American Bonsai Sculptor Japanese “. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

Return to Book Page. How can I read this book? Prints were made in a limited edition. Bbonsai details Paperback Publisher: Write a customer review. Photograph by Mike Page.

Bonsai Techniques I

The planting can be seen on display at the National Arboretum. My highest offer I feel very fortunate to have met and participated in workshops with this great author and bonsai master, John Naka. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? No Kindle device required. It’s a must have for bonsai enthusiasts. Next to John’s bonsai, his drawings and sketches speak the loudest of his obvious talent and his great love of trees.


I encourage anyone who is interested in this wonderful hobby to get this book before the price goes through the roof. Scan of drawing submitted by Mike Page.

Bonsai Techniques II: John Yoshio Naka: Books –

Hell, it should be printed on silk. October 29, – Published on Amazon. John had the gift of not only seeing the future of a tree, but also of being able to dramatically capture his vision on paper. It is little wonder that John Naka is remembered with awe and hechniques and is often referred to as the father of American Bonsai.

You may also like. Bonsai Eejit rated it it was amazing Jan 06, On November 24, Mr. The crest in the background is John Naka’s family crest that he gave a framed copy in gold foil to his disciple students. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

To ask other readers questions about Bonsai Techniques Iplease sign up. The title refers to the little recognized fact that, yes, even bonsai masters can make a mistake. Refresh and try again.

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Bonsai Techniques I by John Y. Naka (1983, Paperback)

It doesn’t take very long once someone becomes interested in bonsai before they hear of the late John Naka. Outis rated it it was amazing Jul 29, It would be of much higher quality. Naka an honorary citation on behalf of the County for “his outstanding contributions to the Japanese-American friendship by providing the people of Los Angeles and the nation with ability to understand and appreciate the beauty and significance of bonsai culture.


Andreas Technlques rated it it was amazing May 13, Anyway, get this book whoever you are, period. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Skip to main content. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. December 12, – Published on Amazon. AoB usually includes a brief bio of the featured artist bonszi this point, in this case we have decided to forgo the bio, as there is bondai way we can do justice to this great techniquess by adding anything that would surpass that which already has been done.

From the collection of Jim Smith, this sketch is of a Portulacaria afra Jim created inhis first Portulacaria.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to John Y. Retrieved from ” https: Paperbackpages. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Wish there were colour tehniques though.

Hillsborough Bonsai Society is no longer in existence. Dustin rated it it was amazing Jul 11, Even by today’s standards, this book looks at revolutionary concepts.

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