Advanced
Bonsai
Course

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LEVEL
Advanced
TOTAL TIME
6 hour
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Gain unique access to the latest and most advanced Bonsai techniques!

Course introduction

The Advanced Bonsai Course 1 is an online tutorial offering unique access to the latest and most advanced Bonsai techniques. Instructor Bjorn Bjorholm guides you through the long-term impact of techniques on a wide variety of tree species. Topics include heavy bending, various grafting techniques, creating deadwood and advanced design principles - for trees in different stages of development.

But this course is not exclusively about advanced techniques. It also takes an unprecedented deep dive look into the philosophy and history of bonsai art, as well as aesthetic considerations that are crucial to improving your Bonsai skills. With almost 6 hours of lectures, this is the most extensive course we've ever created.

  • Learn about grafting, heavy bending and creating deadwood
  • Study the aesthetic considerations crucial to improving your skills
  • Apply techniques correctly for trees in different stages of development

Your instructor

Bjorn Bjorholm
Bonsai professional who studied this living art for over six years in Japan

Class Curriculum

Introduction

1
2:21
Welcome

Philosophy

2
14:38
Bonsai defined
3
10:21
Bonsai as art

Aesthetics & Design

4
2:59
Introduction
5
15:02
Environmental Influences
6
8:58
Cultural Influences
7
37:18
Historical Influences
8
18:42
Contemporary Bonsai Design

Techniques - Junipers

9
8:02
Junipers introduced
10
8:53
Scion Grafting
11
13:52
Approach Grafting
12
43:20
Yamadori Initial Design/Heavy Bending
13
25:27
Yamadori Initial Design/Bone Structure

Techniques - Pines

14
6:41
Pines introduced
15
15:27
Scion Grafting
16
23:44
Yamadori Initial Design/Heavy Bending
17
18:43
Exhibition/Detail Wiring

Techniques - Opposite leaf patterns

18
1:13
Maples introduced
19
7:50
Thread Grafting Maples
20
10:52
Refining developed maples
21
15:44
Silhouette Refinement

Techniques - Alternate leaf patterns

22
0:51
Alternate leaf pattern species introduced
23
6:01
Scion Grafting Apricots
24
10:54
Nebari Development
25
8:23
Closing large wounds

Conclusion

26
1:47
Conclusion

A very useful tool for bonsai enthusiasts, it's a continuation of an excellent series that is second only to a live teacher.

Michael Hagedorn
Michael Hagedorn Blog

Great explanations as to the thought process behind how Bjorn was going to implement his design, through to prepping and then styling the tree.

Bonsai4Me
Bonsai4Me Blog

Provides a well-rounded, in-depth look at bonsai art and design.

Bonsai Focus
Bonsai Focus Magazine

Highlights were the design elements and Bjorn taking you step by step through his thought process. All the techniques were concisely explained.

Bonsai Eejit
Bonsai Eejit Blog

With this new-found wealth of bonsai knowledge ... your development as a bonsai artistt is unlimited.

Bonsai Clubs International
Bonsai Clubs International Magazine

This course is concise, well executed and damn good value for money.

Yamadori
Yamadori Blog


Frequently Asked Questions

What will I get by taking this course?

We guide you through the long-term impact of techniques on a wide variety of tree species. Topics include heavy bending, various grafting techniques, creating deadwood and advanced design principles. We also take an unprecedented deep dive look into the philosophy and history of bonsai art and its aesthetic considerations.

How will I be able to access the learning material?

After enrolling in the course, you will always have unlimited online access to all the lectures and to the learning materials, on any computer, tablet or mobile device you own. It is a completely self-paced online course. English subtitles are available on all lectures. We accept Credit cards and PayPal.

Are there any pre-requirements?

This course continues where the "Bonsai Intermediate Course" ended; we assume you have a solid understanding of Bonsai techniques and are ready for a deep-dive.

Can I purchase the course as gift?

Absolutely! We sell gift vouchers in a beautiful design, ready to print or forward to your friend or relative! Click here to purchase.

Enroll now US$ 74.99

Lifetime access to all 26 lectures