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Intermediate Bonsai
A Course Syllabus
By Thomas L. Zane
Backyard Bonsai, Daytona Beach, Florida

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Intro and Preface
 
PART I: ART, AESTHETICS and HARMONY in BONSAI
Chapter 1 Art and Aesthetics of Bonsai
Chapter 2 Harmony in Bonsai
   
PART II: UPRIGHT STYLES of BONSAI
Chapter 3 Formal Upright Style Bonsai
Chapter 4 Informal Upright Style Bonsai
Chapter 5 Slanting Style Bonsai
Chapter 6 Broom Style Bonsai
   
PART III: CASCADE STYLES of BONSAI
Chapter 7 Semi Cascade Style Bonsai
Chapter 8 Cascade Style Bonsai
   
PART IV: MULTIPLE TREE STYLES of BONSAI
Chapter 9 Two-Tree and Twin Trunk Style Bonsai
Chapter 10 Forest Style Bonsai
Chapter 11 Raft Style Bonsai
   
PART V: BONSAI with SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS
Chapter 12 Miniature Bonsai
Chapter 13 Literati Style Bonsai
Chapter 14 Driftwood Style Bonsai
Chapter 15 Weeping Style Bonsai
Chapter 16 Exposed Root Style Bonsai
   
PART VI: COLLECTING, REFINING and DISPLAYING BONSAI
Chapter 17 Sources of Material for Bonsai
Chapter 18 Refining Bonsai
Chapter 19 Displaying Bonsai
   
APPENDICES
Appendix 1   
   
INDEX 
Index
 
Teacher Guide