Scott Elser’s Ponderosa Pine | 2015 Artisan’s Cup Cascade Bonsai Society 3-day workshop Guest instructor: Scott Elser, Portland Scott is a US National Bonsai Exhibition champion and active instructor in the Portland area. Schedule Friday, Oct. 21 | Evening Social and Mugo Pine Presentation | 5 – 8 p.m. Location: Cap Tibbitts home (address forwarded to members) Cap’s mugo pine will be the main tree used for the discussion. Members are encouraged to bring any mugos you have to provide additional samples and discussion opportunities. Members are asked to bring appetizers and a favorite beverage to share. The presentation will be held outside so a coat would be advisable. Saturday, Oct. 22 | Workshops Location: Baptist Church 675 N. Keen Way Medford, OR 97504 Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/zErGAadXytM2 Morning workshop | 9 – 12 p.m. Afternoon workshop | 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Members are encouraged to bring a nursery plant, pre-bonsai project or bonsai of your choice. This is an opportunity to get some great advice and direction on your personal bonsai projects. Members are responsible for your own tools, wire and supplies. Seasoned members are encouraged to bring extra tools you may have for some of our newer members to use. Sunday, Oct. 23 | Critique | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Location: Ashland Art Center (Main classroom – street level) 357 E. Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/FxZXTRdQbnx Members are encouraged to bring up to two bonsai to have critiqued. Scott will critique one bonsai per person, and if time allows he will proceed to the second round of trees. Parking is on Main Street and in the back of the Art Center in the...Read More
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