Pressed Flower Art: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for Learning the Craft

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Stackpole Books, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 159 pages
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The art of using pressed flower materials to create pictures and designs has been popular throughout history in cultures around the world. Acclaimed artist W. Eugene Burkhart Jr. passes on the craft in this handy, full-color how-to guide, sharing information on tools and materials, detailed step-by-step instructions and photographs that demonstrate basic skills, an assortment of projects, patterns and design ideas, tips for choosing the right frame, and more. Hidden lay-flat spiral binding for easy use.

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W. Eugene Burkhart Jr. is an internationally known floral designer, lecturer, and pressed flower artist who maintains a studio at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading, Pennsylvania. He has won more than 1,500 prizes for his work, including several Best of Show and 11 Artistic Sweepstakes awards at the prestigious Philadelphia Flower Show. His pressed flower art is in collections throughout the United States and the world.

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