Flower arranging: 150 illustrated concepts

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M. Berninger, 1975 - Crafts & Hobbies - 154 pages
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Contents

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT 1 Tools
Flower Holders 3 Pinholders
Florist Clay
Floral Foams
Use of Foam Blocks
Chicken Wire
Foliage Holder
Covering Holder
Harmony
Harmony FaultLine Directions
Harmony FaultScattering Colors
Harmony FaultCrowding
Harmony FaultOrigin of Stems
Harmony FaultVariety
Harmony FaultDividing Arrangement
Harmony FaultEnclosed Spaces

Styrofoam
Miscellaneous Equipment
CONTAINERS 12 Containers
Color
Spirit 15 Materials
Texture
Size
Shape
Tall Containers
Low Bowls
Compote and
Covering Container
SELECTION OF FLOWERS 23 Selecting Flowers
Size of Blooms
Developing Flowers
Texture
Expressiveness
Form and Density
Forms of Plant Materials
Round Flowers
Line Flowers
Filler Flowers
Interest Flowers
Foliage
Mass Foliage
Linear Foliage
Filler Foliage
Interest Foliage
Fruit and Vegetable Forms
SOURCE OF FLOWERS 40 Start With a Plan
A Plan of Action
Buying Flowers
Buying Tulips and Daffodils
Lifespan of Flowers
Stage of Maturity
Stem Length
HarvestingTime of
Proper Care of Cut Flowers 49 Cutting Flowers
Conditioning Flowers
Removing Excess Foliage
Water Temperature
Cutting Roses
Bulbous Flowers
Milky Stems
Woody Stems
Cleaning Containers
Flower Preservatives
Aspirin
Maintenance of Arrangements
Storing Flower Arrangements
Warm and Drafty Locations
BASIC PRINCIPLES 63 Principles 64 Rules
Symmetrical Balance
Poor Symmetrical Balance
Asymmetrical Balance
Poor Asymmetrical Balance
Orientation
Proportion
Rhythm
RhythmSpacing
RhythmFacing
RhythmShape
RhythmSize
RhythmColor
Scale
Stability
SECONDARY PRINCIPLES 87 ContrastForm and Color
ContrastSize
ContrastLine
Dominance 91 Focal Point 92 Focal Point 93 Focal Point 94 Focal Point
Repetition
Transition
Unity
Poor Unity Transition
Creativeness
CONSTRUCTING ARRANGEMENTS 101 A Bouquet
Flower Arranging
Positioning Stems and Holders
Position of Arms 105 Outlining an Arrangement
Rectangular Arrangements
Triangle Arrangements
Globe Arrangements
Mass Arrangements
Line Arrangements
LineMass Arrangements
TriangleStep A 113 TriangleStep B 114 TriangleStep C
Horizontal Step A 116 HorizontalStep B 117 Horizontal Step C
VerticalStep
Informal TriangleStep
Informal TriangleStep B 122 Informal TriangleStep C
Crescent
CrescentStep
CrescentStep B 126 Crescent Step C
S Curve Step A 128 S CurveStep B 129 S Curve Step C
OvalStep B 132 Oval Step C
TIPS ON ARRANGING FLOWERS 133 Flower Arrangement Zones
ColorWheel 135 Color
Silhouette
Bases
Accessories
Background
Clear Glass Containers
Bending Branches
Bending Flower Stems
Curling Leaves
Competing Flowers
Destroying Triangle Form
Flowers Going into Space
Thin Stemmed Flowers
Flowers Resting on Table
Fragrance
Use of a Mirror

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