Keiko's Ikebana offers an introduction to this international art form that is both practical and contemporary. Keiko's unique approach combines traditional techniques with modern tastes, incorporating influences ranging from sculpture to today's Western styles. The result is a one-of-a-kind look that is authentic, easy to create and attractive. The book includes easy-to-follow instructions for creating 20 stunning ikebana arrangements to help readers bring this traditional Japanese art into their own homes.
Keiko Kubo started taking ikebana classes as a teenager in Japan. After coming to the United States to pursue her art, she graduated from the School of Art Institute of Chicago with a master of fine arts degree, majoring in sculpture, and has also studied Western floral art. Keiko resides in Chicago, IL. Erich Schrempp is a Chicago-based photographer specializing in illustrative images. His fine art and commissioned work can be viewed at www.schremppstudio.com.