a shady courtyard of pebbles and brick paths, filled with acers, hellebores, ferns and grasses. A Buddha crafted from blue Karnataka stone, sits beneath Acer palamatum. I would love to have the space for this.
Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, which transforms a flat sheet of paper into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques. There are a lot of creative ways to make origami roses. Here is just another example. Unlike most origami roses which involve folding, rolling and twisting, this …
This Feng shui garden utilises many Japanese Acers. The Acers forms are kept small as is tradition in Japanese gardens. The key colours in this garden are purple/violets/pinks and greens. Although not opposites on the colour wheel this combination of colours compliments each other and with the selection of plants gives the feel of a very tradtional Japanese garden.
Another tea house design although in a very basic break down. I can use this as a reference when developing my own buildings for the background of my animation. This is a more front based view of one also so I can get a closer look at some of the details during the development process.