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Paula Pryke's Flower School: Creating Bold Innovative Floral Designs

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Paula Pryke is one of the world's leading floral designers and an inspiration to novices and experts alike. Her flower school in London, which attracts students worldwide, provides one of the most sought-after credentials for anyone serious about mastering the art of floral design. Now with Flower School, Pryke offers the essentials of her London program in gorgeously illustrated text, allowing readers to feel as if they have enrolled in her school. Simple step-by-step instructions and clearly defined photographs...
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Overview

Paula Pryke is one of the world's leading floral designers and an inspiration to novices and experts alike. Her flower school in London, which attracts students worldwide, provides one of the most sought-after credentials for anyone serious about mastering the art of floral design. Now with Flower School, Pryke offers the essentials of her London program in gorgeously illustrated text, allowing readers to feel as if they have enrolled in her school. Simple step-by-step instructions and clearly defined photographs make even the most ambitious design achievable. Drawing on her signature designs, she discusses design rules, color concepts, equipment, and flower preparation, and then offers a series of formal lessons on hand-tied bouquets, the use of water in containers, wirework, and designing for special events. This impressive collection is rounded out with a flower directory detailing those flowers and plants best suited to Pryke's dramatic approach to floral artistry. Packed with original ideas and invaluable techniques, this comprehensive volume is an inspirational sourcebook for flower arrangers of any level.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780847828050
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 2/14/2006
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 229,252
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 11.35 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Paula Pryke has a world-renowned reputation for innovative and brilliantly colorful floral designs. Her previous books include Simple Flowers, Flowers! Flowers!, Living Color, and Wedding Flowers.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2012

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    I really liked this book because I got it when I was in school to become a floral designer and it really helped me out a whole lot. I f you don't know how to make floral arrangements it gives you lots of ideas and helps you learn how to make them on your own.

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