Bonsai is not just an art of growing miniature trees. It is also the art of aesthetically exhibiting the bonsai tree. Bonsai figurines are used to pleasantly decorate the surroundings of the bonsai. They are lovely artifacts placed near a bonsai that give it a touch of naturality.
Bonsai figurines come in various shapes and sizes. They take the forms of anything on this world from animals and birds to buildings and bridges. They take the form of human beings engaged in various activities. It could be anything as diverse as a woman watering a plant, a man pulling a cart or even a young one sitting in meditation. It could be a single object or a combination of objects shaped into one unit. It can be done any way the artist wants it to.
Bonsai figurines are usually made of mud or ceramics. The artifacts are either glazed or not. If painted, the colours used are normally plain and pleasant. Bright colours are never used. Bonsai figurines usually imitate the men and times of eastern countries in early centuries. With bonsai crossing oceans, nowadays, bonsai has different versions in different countries. So is the case with the figurines too.
The philosophy behind bonsai is providing focused attention and continued efforts towards a creation. But its ultimate objective is to offer the viewer a gratifying sight. It is towards this end that an enchanting setting is provided to the trees. When individually viewed, bonsai figurines are usually quite simple in appearance. But when put up with the bonsai trees they add in a lot of charm and simply captivate their viewers.
Selecting the right kind of bonsai figurines is very important to create the desired appeal. You have a to keep in mind the nature and size of the tree while choosing a figurine. The size, colour and structure of the figurine has to be in harmony with the tree. The spot of placement of the tree and the nature and size of the bonsai tray are to be considered while making the selection.
There are no hard and fast rules as to what type of bonsai figurines are suitable for your trees. Again, there aren’t any regulations on how to position the figurines with respect to the trees. It is all in an individual’s artistic sense, concepts of beauty, love of naturality and desire for perfection. Choosing the right one for the right tree is solely a matter of your artistic taste.
The better you apply yourself into it the better will your bonsai be to look at and enjoy. By applying yourself to every aspect of bonsai you ensure that you really care for yourself and your family, your trees, and your art. As it is all, accessories including bonsai figurines are available at highly affordable prices in a large variety of colors, hues and designs.
A bonsai enthusiast understands the spirit and significance of bonsai figurines. If you are new to this kind of art, you have to learn the concept and intricacies not only about growing the tree but also about the figurines. Choose them wisely, enjoy the craft, and your art.