Saturday, 15 October 2016


The guest speaker at our October meeting was the French born florist and potter Mr Jean-Noel Cuzzucoli, who in addition to making ceramics, also teaches pottery at his shop-front in the small town of Monbulk. At the meeting he told us that he was the third generation of his family to work as a florist. He said he developed an interest in ceramics many years ago as a way to provide more interesting vessels for clients of his floristry business. Below is a photo of some of the examples of his work he brought to the meeting.

The ikebana demonstrator this month was Lucy Papas who explained how she had created a tall vessel from a length of bamboo by cutting a narrow section out of its length. 

Lucy first created a simple naturalistic arrangement in the vessel...

...and then a modern arrangement in the same vessel.

Members at the meeting also displayed their own arrangements.

Philip Keon

Christopher James

Eiko Roskam

Cheiko Yazaki

Lee Johnstone

Lorraine Langley

Lara Telford

Toula Karanilolopoulos

Emily Karanikolopoulos

Finally a group photo of the members at the meeting.

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