Author(s): MILNER GREGORY
The Skill of Flower Arranging captures a lifetime of international decorating, demonstrating and judging experience and wisdom in one beautifully presented book, a must for all present and aspiring floral artists, designers and hobbyists of all skill levels. All aspects of flower arranging are covered in a clear instructional and visual manner, in nearly 500 pages of floral wisdom. Gregory demonstrates simple arrangements for beginners and builds on the knowledge of intermediate and advanced artists to help them prepare complex and elaborate arrangements. One of the unique pleasures of this book is that it equips the reader to develop skills in handheld and container arrangements, as well as arrangements for weddings and funerals. This reliable and complete reference will become a treasured companion that floral artists will frequently turn to with great assurance and pleasure, while delighting in the beauty of the photographed arrangements. The Skill of Flower Arranging is filled with stunning photography and easy-to-follow diagrams detailing all aspects of flower arranging, including the symbolism of flowers, the use of colour and balance, and materials and equipment required. Basic through to advanced arrangements are covered, from vase and tabletop arrangements, through to baskets, boxes, corsages, and flowers for weddings and funerals.