After their successful first book, Muriel Le Couls and Gil Boyard, both honoured 'Melier Ouvrier de France' join creative forces for Floral Art Structures 2. In this new volume, the designers focus on three categories of floral works. Muriel and Gil crea
Newly expanded and updated, the 3rd Edition of THE ART OF FLORAL DESIGN introduces the full range of floral design techniques, from basic to advanced, with vivid photographs, colorful illustrations, and easy-to-understand descriptions. The book balances theory with practice, covering the history of design, artistic elements, floral anatomy, and nomenclature, as well as techniques, tools, and specialties. Much more than a design book, THE ART OF FLORAL DESIGN, 3rd Edition prepares readers for 21st century careers with industry-specific discussions about distribution channels, marketing, advertising, finance, business practices, and labor issues. Instructors save time with the available PowerPoint slides, interactive classroom activities, and a full-color image library. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
As in many things, a well-thought out base structure is a necessity to arrive at a good end result. The same goes for constructions and structures used in floral art. A construction, whether it's made from natural or artificial materials, helps surpass the boundaries of what is technically achievable. It can be used to give a creation a three dimensional or architectural shape, can add to or break down symmetry, help explore creative possibilities or simply act as a supplemental decorative touch. Masterflorists Stefan Gottle (DE), Frederic Dupre (FR), Patrick Jansen (NL) and Stijn Simaeys (BE) show how it can be done with flair, fun, inventiveness and elegance. Constructed Bouquets presents an inspirational collection of 60 exceptional bouquets with a structural element. Text in English and Dutch."
Being a Second and Revised Edition of the Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement
Author: Josiah Conder
Category: Flower arrangement
"Additional outline plates and figures in the text have been introduced as well as new coloured prints from designs expressly made by Ogata Gekko, one of the best living artists of the Popular school" -- Preface Josiah Conder Tokio May, 1899.
Create Beautiful Artwork with this Step-by-Step Guide
Author: Jill Winch
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
Graceful, beautiful and subtle, flowers are among the most delightful of subjects for artists to draw. This fresh, accessible book is aimed at those who want to translate their love of the natural world into vivid, accurate illustrations. Drawing Flowers is packed with examples and exercises across the full floral range, from simple structures, such as tulips, to more complex configurations, such as sunflowers, and compositions involving groups of flowers. Illustrated throughout by award-winning botanical artist Jill Winch, the book offers clear, concise instruction in the techniques of flower drawing. It also gives advice on practical considerations such as how best to position flowers for drawing, how to prevent them wilting and how to use a microscope to understand their structure.
Adrian Feint (1894-1971) was a painter, printmaker, bookplate designer, illustrator, commercial artist and gallery director, known as 'a man of unerring taste and colour sense'. Adrian Feint: Cornucopia showcases the range of works of this unjustly neglected artist, focusing especially on his stunning flower paintings and landscapes. Adrian Feint: Cornucopia coincides with an exhibition of the same name opening at Carrick Hill, Adelaide, this August, showing through until 1 November, before touring to Geelong in late November 2009.
Focusing on the nonverbal genres of painting, sculpture, dance, choreography, and music composition, this work shows that generational and political differences, not artistic doctrines, largely account for the divergent stances artists took vis-a-vis modernism, the international arts community, Japan's ties to the United States, and the alliance of corporate and bureaucratic interests that solidified in Japan during the 1960s."
Step-by-Step Realistic Line Drawing * A Sourcebook for Aspiring Artists and Designers
Author: Melissa Washburn
Publisher: Quarry Books
Featuring 600+ sketches depicting a vast array of beautiful botanicals, floral forms, plant structures, and more, Draw Like an Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants is a must-have visual reference book for student artists, botanical illustrators, urban sketchers, and anyone seeking to improve their realistic drawing skills. Designed as a contemporary, step-by-stepguidebook for artists who are learning to draw botanical forms, Draw Like An Artist: 100 Flowers and Plants features an inclusive array of florals, ferns, succulents, and more, all shown from a variety of perspectives. Each set of illustrations takes you from beginning sketch lines to a finished drawing. Author Melissa Washburn is a skilled illustrator whose clear and elegant drawing style will make this a go-to sourcebook for years to come.