Paula Pryke has been creating beautiful floral designs for nearly 30 years, and her bold and original work with flowers has been respected and acclaimed since the outset of her career. This book is a wonderful celebration of the very best of her work, in which she shares her design secrets and various influences that have helped to shape her signature style.
In The Art of Flower Arranging, Pryke explores the process of how to move from the source of inspiration to a beautiful finished flower arrangement. She ties together key aspects of creating a unique arrangement: mixing color, form, shape, texture, and scale; being inspired by how plants and flowers combine in nature; using foliage and fruit for visual surprise; and much more.
A separate section of the book discussed the ins and outs of tools and equipment, and the volume is rounded out with a catalogue of flowers organized into thematice types, which eases searching for the ideal flower – or alternates if the desired one is unavailable.
Packed with ideas, skills, and techniques to create floral arrangements for around the home, for gifts, and for special events, this book explores the latest trends, encourages the reader to let his or her creativity and personal style flow freely, and is sure to inspire professionals and beginners alike.
Hard cover. 288 pages.
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