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Title:
Delmar's handbook of flowers, foliage, and creative design
Author:
Hunter, Norah T.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Albany, N.Y. : Delmar, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780827386211
Format :
Book

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Central Library SB449 .H864 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

Handbook of Flowers, Foliage, and Creative Design is a practical guide for students of floral design. As an addendum to The Art of Floral Design, 2E, this handbook provides easy access to basic information, as well as step-by-step floral arrangement instructions and a flower and foliage identification section. A glossary provides students with an excellent reference of technical terminology used within the industry.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
About the Authorp. xi
Section 1 Floral Arrangementsp. 1
Factors Influencing Arrangement Shapep. 2
Basic Shapes of Arrangementsp. 4
Triangular Designsp. 4
Symmetrical Designsp. 4
One-Sided Symmetrical Triangle--Steps of Constructionp. 7
Cone Designs--Steps of Constructionp. 8
Asymmetrical Triangle Designsp. 9
One-Sided Asymmetrical Triangle--Steps of Constructionp. 11
Circular Design Stylesp. 12
Mass Stylesp. 12
One-Sided Rounded Designs--Steps of Constructionp. 13
All-Sided Circular Designs--Steps of Constructionp. 15
Topiary Ball--Steps of Constructionp. 16
Line Stylesp. 18
Crescent Designs--Steps of Constructionp. 19
Hogarth Curve--Steps of Constructionp. 22
Vertical Design Stylesp. 22
Bud Vase Arrangementsp. 24
Bud Vase Arrangements--Steps of Constructionp. 24
Stylized Vertical Designsp. 25
Stylized Vertical Designs--Steps of Constructionp. 26
Horizontal Design Stylesp. 27
Horizontal Design Styles--Steps of Constructionp. 27
Section 2 Flowers to Wearp. 31
Guidelines of Designp. 31
Theme and Stylep. 31
Proportion and Scalep. 33
Shapep. 34
Mechanicsp. 34
Balancep. 35
Focal Areap. 36
Preparation of Materialsp. 36
Conditioningp. 36
Wiring and Tapingp. 36
Roses and Carnationsp. 37
Rose Petalsp. 37
Feathering Carnationsp. 38
Chrysanthemumsp. 40
Filler Flowersp. 40
Stephanotisp. 41
Cymbidium, Cattleya, and Japhet Orchidsp. 42
Dendrobium and Paphiopedilum (Lady's Slipper) Orchidsp. 42
Phalaenopsis and Vanda Orchidsp. 42
Gardeniasp. 43
Lilies and Alstroemeriap. 44
Broad-leaf Foliagesp. 44
Spray Paintingp. 44
Accessoriesp. 45
Ribbon Loops and Flagsp. 45
Net and Lace Fansp. 46
Noveltiesp. 47
Artificial Leavesp. 47
Boutonnieresp. 48
Single-Flower Boutonnierep. 48
Multiple-Flower Boutonnierep. 50
Nestled Boutonnierep. 50
Boutonniere and Corsage Stem Endsp. 51
Corsagesp. 52
Single-Flower Corsagesp. 52
Multiple-Flower Corsagesp. 54
Over-the-Shoulder Corsagep. 56
Glamellia Corsagep. 56
Wrist Corsagep. 57
Football Mum Corsagep. 57
Other Floral Designs to Wearp. 59
Flowers for the Hairp. 59
Chapletp. 59
Leip. 61
Flowers to Holdp. 62
Sealersp. 63
Packagingp. 63
Section 3 Contemporary Design Styles and Techniquesp. 65
Classic Design Stylesp. 65
Mille Fleurs Designp. 66
Biedermeier Designp. 67
Phoenix Designp. 68
Waterfall Designp. 69
Naturalistic Design Stylesp. 71
Botanical Designp. 71
Vegetative Designp. 72
Landscape Designp. 73
Linear Design Stylesp. 73
Western Line Designp. 73
Parallel Systems Designp. 74
New Conventionp. 74
Formal Linearp. 75
Modernistic Design Stylesp. 76
Sheltered Designp. 76
Pave Designp. 77
New Wavep. 78
Abstract Designp. 79
Advanced Design Techniquesp. 79
Basingp. 79
Juxtaposing Materialsp. 79
Uniting Materialp. 82
Strengthening Visual Movementp. 82

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