Welcome to the learning and educational section of
Below you will find links to tutorials that cover design
concepts such as scale and variations on a theme, pinning,
clamping, making a posy, interpretation, working with
glass, and how to gain inspiration.
These are a great reference point whether you are new
or experienced in floral design. Make sure you check
back to see new tutorials in the future.
A floral art mixed media design will include plant material. The plant material may be fresh, dried or processed. Fresh plant material should be selected for its good keeping qualities e.g. mature foliage, berries, fruit, succulents. Small phials may also be used.
Many members may do this but for those who haven't and for new members you may find this interesting.
When called upon to do wedding flowers when the temperature is hitting 30° plus and there are no cool places in the house to keep the flowers it can be very daunting.
How to fold netting over various materials and wire
where necessary to hold it together. Roll or mould to
the required form and either use it as a stand alone
piece of art or use as a component in a design.
This design represented the snowy slopes and trees
leading up to Mt Fuji . It could also represent Fantasy
Trees. You choose the number to make to create your
own Interpretation of this Fantasy Design.