Flowers: Creative Design / Edition 7

Flowers: Creative Design / Edition 7

by James L. Johnson Jr., William J. McKinley Jr., M. ''Buddy'' Benz, M. Benz
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585441716

ISBN-13: 9781585441716

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

For nearly fifty years, this classic book has led the way in floral design. Flowers: Creative Design contains hundreds of suggestions on new, simpler, and quicker

methods of constructing floral pieces. Detailed instructions, profusely illustrated with more than 380 photographs and 150 sketches in progressive steps, will enable the experienced and not

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For nearly fifty years, this classic book has led the way in floral design. Flowers: Creative Design contains hundreds of suggestions on new, simpler, and quicker

methods of constructing floral pieces. Detailed instructions, profusely illustrated with more than 380 photographs and 150 sketches in progressive steps, will enable the experienced and not so experienced to produce work of professional quality.

This volume contains a wealth of information everyone, regardless of skill level, can use to add the elegance of flowers to their life. Florists, amateurs, hobbyists,

instructors, wedding and party planners, and those who simply appreciate beauty will be taken with the wealth of information in Flowers: Creative Design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585441716
Publisher:
Texas A&M University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
375
Sales rank:
351,742
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1Elements and Principles of Design
Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2Elements of Design6
Ch. 3Principles of Design26
Pt. 2Design Styles
Ch. 4Introduction45
Ch. 5Ikebana53
Ch. 6Vegetative59
Ch. 7Geometric63
Ch. 8Formalinear93
Ch. 9Parallel94
Ch. 10Interpretive97
Ch. 11Abstract102
Pt. 3Design Components
Ch. 12Containers104
Ch. 13Flower and Foliage Forms112
Ch. 14Care and Handling of Cut Flowers and Foliage119
Ch. 15Design Mechanics130
Ch. 16Design Techniques149
Ch. 17Color Alternatives157
Ch. 18Preserving Flowers and Foliage161
Pt. 4Special Event Designs - Weddings and Parties
Ch. 19Introduction168
Ch. 20Etiquette170
Ch. 21Procedures173
Ch. 22Ceremony Decorations181
Ch. 23Reception Decorations208
Pt. 5Personal Flower Designs
Ch. 24Introduction231
Ch. 25Corsages, Boutonnieres, Hairpieces233
Ch. 26Wedding Bouquets269
Pt. 6Sympathy Designs
Ch. 27Introduction303
Ch. 28Container Designs305
Ch. 29Standing Spray Designs310
Ch. 30Wreath Designs317
Ch. 31Set Piece and Fraternal Emblem Designs323
Ch. 32Casket Designs329
Pt. 7Flowering and Foliage Plants
Ch. 33Introduction340
Ch. 34Care and Handling of Flowering and Foliage Plants341
Ch. 35Decorating Potted Plants344
Ch. 36Dish Gardens351
Ch. 37Selected Plant Recommendations355
Ch. 38Bonsai358
Pt. 8Glossary361
Ch. 39The History of Floral Art371
Ch. 40Flowers and Plants with Toxic Parts372
Ch. 41Flowers that are Edible372
Pt. 9Index373

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