Tropical Bonsai School 2020
The Bonsai Supply presents Tropical Bonsai School 2020 with Pedro Morales, a visiting artist from Puerto Rico. This group will meet 2 weekends in April, and it is designed for participants with an intermediate to advance level in Bonsai. The theory will be discussed in the morning, and work on trees in the afternoon.
It is suggested for you to bring 2 tropical trees for each day to work on. However, you can also just bring 1, or learn from other participants' trees. Also, The Bonsai Supply will offer 20% off on bonsai material for participants.
This list will give you an idea of the lectures Pedro will be presenting and the species that he will discuss in this first year.
* Ficus (various) * Fukien tea
* Buttonwood * Delonix regia
1. The new generation of Tropical Bonsai
2. Integrated Pest Management
3. Sucking insect’s
4. Bonsai styles
5. Leaf miners & Snails & Slugs
6. Chewing insects
7. Informal style
8. Mites, Bores & Composting
Hablas español? No hay problema! Pedro habla inglés y español.
Requirements: Intermediate to Advance Level in Bonsai
Duration: 2 weekends (28 hours intensive)
Dates: April 18, 19 & 25, 26
Time: 10am - 5pm (Lunch break at 12:30pm)
Location: 3700 NW 10TH AVE, Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33309
Payment: you have the option of full payment or a payment plan. If you choose a payment plan, $200 is due for online registration (non-refundable deposit), and the rest ($195) will be paid at the store on the first day of the school (April 18th). You can also sign up as an observer ($200). You would choose the payment plan option and write in the notes that you will be observing.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Pedro always was looking for more information and knowledge and become passionate about Bonsai. He started Futago Bonsai Jyuku in 1993 and it is one of the most important Bonsai schools from Latin America. Since then, he has become one of the more talented artists in the tropical world and his accomplishments include traveling to many Latin American countries, Australia, China, Japan, Korea, India, Spain, Germany and extensive trips to the United States as a demonstrator, lecturer, and exhibitor. He is actively involved in the bonsai movement in the Latin American countries and had helped them to develop their regional groups. He has been a headliner at three World Bonsai Friendship Federation Conventions, Florida 1993, Munich 2001, and Washington DC 2005, and he is the Chairman of the next WBFF Convention in 2009, in Puerto Rico. His trees are recognized as great masterpieces of the tropical world, eight of them were selected in the World Bonsai Contest, and one of them as the second runner up, in 2005. In 2015 he won the first prize on the World Shohin Photo Award in Japan. As the President of the Federación Bonsai de Puerto Rico, -FEBOPRI- Pedro was proud to host the BCI FELAB Convention in Puerto Rico, in July 2007, the World Bonsai Convention 2009 and Internationals Conventions on 2014 & 2015.
24 hr Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy
- Cancelations must be requested at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled class time in order to be eligible for a refund. A 50% service fee will apply.
- When requesting a cancellation within less than 24 hours prior to the class time, a student will not be eligible for a refund or credit and will lose the class.
- Rescheduling must be requested up to 24 hours prior to the scheduled class. A 10% service fee will apply.
- Rescheduling within less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled class. A 20% service fee will apply.