Principles of Bonsai Design by David De Groot
David De Groot's Principle of Bonsai design is the most complete how-to bonsai design book we've seen in over 25 years.
There are over 500 photos and drawings to support Mr. De Groot's in depth discussions of bonsai art and aesthetics, traditional Japanese and Chinese bonsai styles, new naturalistic bonsai styles in the West and elsewhere, and much more
Perhaps best of all, are the detailed discussions that cover where technique and art come together branch structure, deadwood features, initial styling, container selection, refinement, display and collection. And of course, more
Whether you're a novice or a skilled practitioner, this book will help you improve your bonsai knowledge and your bonsai as well
Hardcover, 8 1/2" x 11", 264 pages with over 500 photos & drawings