Pen: Ryan Neil, the Bonsai Master

The American artist undertook an apprenticeship with a respected figure in bonsai before making his own mark, combining deadwood with plants.

It was under Masahiko Kimura that Ryan Neil trained in this technique for growing miniature plants. His master, considered as a revolutionary figure in contemporary Japanese bonsai work, specialised in Shinpaku junipers and was primarily known for combining his miniature creations with deadwood.

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