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Author:  Will Heath [ Wed Sep 30, 2009 12:23 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Shohin Category Entries

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Trident Maple (Acer buergerianum)
Height: 8 in, 21 cm
Pot: Japanese
Categories: Shohin

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Hans Vleugels - Belgium

Judge Warren Hill scored 7
Judge Guy Guidry scored 10
Judge Andy Rutledge scored 4
Total score 21
Average score 7

Judge Comments:

"It takes good eye and great technique to create this look. Well done!" - Guy Guidry

Author:  Will Heath [ Thu Oct 01, 2009 12:31 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Shohin Category Entries

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Dwarf Honeysuckle (Lonicera nitida)
Height: 7 in, 23 cm
Pot: Dan Barton
Categories: Shohin

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Walter Pall - Germany

Judge Warren Hill scored 5
Judge Guy Guidry scored 10
Judge Andy Rutledge scored 3
Total score 18
Average score 6

Judge Comments:

"The natural power of nature oozes from this composition. Tree and pot harmonize wonderfully. A little more foliage on left side would complete story." - Guy Guidry

"Nice pot" - Andy Rutledge

Author:  Will Heath [ Thu Oct 01, 2009 12:34 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Shohin Category Entries

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Dwarf Honeysuckle (Lonicera nitida)
Height: 8 in, 20 cm
Pot: Korean
Categories: Shohin

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Walter Pall - Germany

Judge Warren Hill scored 7
Judge Guy Guidry scored 7
Judge Andy Rutledge scored 4
Total score 18
Average score 6

Judge Comments:

"Base is a little over powering. Perhaps allowing the canopy to get wider will help." - Guy Guidry

"Terrible pot color" - Andy Rutledge

Author:  Will Heath [ Thu Oct 01, 2009 12:41 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Shohin Category Entries

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Austrian Black Pine (Pinus nigra austriaca)
Height: 8 in, 20 cm
Pot: Japanese
Categories: Shohin

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Walter Pall - Germany

Judge Warren Hill scored 5
Judge Guy Guidry scored 7
Judge Andy Rutledge scored 2
Total score 14
Average score 4.67

Judge Comments:

"Great tree. I think the jin is unnecessary." - Guy Guidry

"This tree is several years away from being a bonsai." - Andy Rutledge

Author:  Will Heath [ Thu Oct 01, 2009 12:44 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Shohin Category Entries

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Korean Boxwood (Buxus mircrophylla 'Kingsville')
Height: 9 in, 22 cm
Pot: Tokaname
Categories: Shohin

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Walter Pall - Germany

Judge Warren Hill scored 4
Judge Guy Guidry scored 7
Judge Andy Rutledge scored 4
Total score 15
Average score 5

Judge Comments:

"Tree makes me think of an animal loose in the park." - Guy Guidry

Author:  Will Heath [ Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:44 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Shohin Category Entries

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Ilex (Ilex vomitoria)
Height: 9 in, 15 cm
Pot: Venezuela
Categories: Shohin

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Virginia Vivas O┬┤Connor - Venezuela

Judge Warren Hill scored 4
Judge Guy Guidry scored 5
Judge Andy Rutledge scored 2
Total score 11
Average score 3.67

Judge Comments:

"Tree will become more beautiful with a little development." - Guy Guidry

Author:  Will Heath [ Tue Oct 06, 2009 4:09 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Shohin Category Entries

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Chinese Elm (Ulmus parvifolia)
Height: 9 in, 24 cm
Pot: Mizutani (Japan)
Categories: Shohin

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Valentin Scordaliu - Romaina

Judge Warren Hill scored 4
Judge Guy Guidry scored 6
Judge Andy Rutledge scored 3
Total score 13
Average score4.33

Judge Comments:

"Tree is very nice however it lacks in stability. Perhaps accent grass would be better utilized at base of tree." - Guy Guidry

"No roots, no branch composition." - Andy Rutledge

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