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Artists Inspired by Bonsai: Episode 2, Michael McKee

For this episode of Artists Inspired by Bonsai, it is a pleasure to showcase the work of Mr. Michael Mckee.  Michael and I first met back in November of 2014.  I was on a 2 day vacation (that cost me a few days off before…

Artists Inspired by Bonsai: Episode 1, Annie B. Campbell

Hey Folks!  It’s Danny Coffey, back again with another blog article. This time around I’ve got something a little bit different to share.  For several months now I have been planning, searching and gathering material to start a series of posts showcasing works from artists…

27th Annual Nagoya Castle Bonsai Show

Here at Aichien the bonsai show season kicks off in October with the Nagoya Castle bonsai show being  our first local event of the season. I really enjoy this show for a number of reasons.  First of all its in a great location.  The castle…

New Old Stock: Aichien Shimpaku Project, episode 2

Hey everybody!  It’s Danny, back again with the second installment of the “New Old Stock” series.  Just in case you didn’t have a chance to read the first episode, I’ll briefly get you up to speed.  In August I was assigned to work on 2…

Before & After post, Aug/Sept projects.

Hey folks!  It’s getting close to the end of September and I’ve been meaning to get this post out for a couple of weeks now.  Better late than never.  I’d like to share a few photos.  Mostly a  series of progression, before and after photos…