Here is a tree that has had a great voice. It has a sad story - losing the main trunk, but because of a strong branch, the tree is thriving. New branches are growing to fill the empty space. Nature always does that. It hates a void, and new life rushes in to enjoy the free space and the sun. This is a cute little tree. I was trying a new style - and I like the effect. It looks like it is stuck not only in the wind, but also the rain! Another new piece actually breaks the rules of Bonsai by having two branches come out at the same height on the trunk. I've called it Life Over Death. It sits on a fossilized rock and is continuing, persevering, growing, in spite of tragedy. The last tree I'm going to show has been a long time in coming. It has been like a wild beast, not wanting to look nice and tame - ready to find a new home. It seemed happy to sit comfortably on my work-bench. I've finally found a st
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Hi all, Here is the finished product. You got to see the unfinished process while I was twisting the branches. I call this piece Seat of Tenderness. It is a tree at a tender age - sitting comfortably and peacefully on the ruins of the past. What is your past? How do you sit with it? Sounds like it doesn't fit - but I'm glad that my God has given me a happy seat in the midst of trauma. Enjoy the tree.