Flower Arranging with Fresh and Dried Flowers and Japanese Style
Fresh Flowers: With such incredible diversity possible, arrangements of cut flowers will depend upon both your creativity and your skill. This programme will help you succeed in making beautiful displays, finding perfect harmony between colour and volume and will show in detail how to create a work of art which is all your own work.
Ikebana: The art of Japanese flower arranging is based on the grouping together of various floral elements, but its essence is purity of line, lack of symmetry and simplicity. Ikebana will help you to reach a state of total calm and is measured and is a contemplative form of creative art.
Content; Vases; Spikes; Secateurs; Basic Elements; Shu Kyaku; Small Displays; Upright or Vertical; Framed or Symmetrical; Linear Style
Dried Flowers: Some flowers can be preserved much longer than would seem possible, so offer you lasting pleasure. A beautiful arrangement is also a reflection of your own personality. Enough reason to try your hand at this easy craft. First you choose your flowers, and gather them in the most harmonious way.
Content; Materials; Basic Methods; Flowers and their Lengths; Table Centre Display; Disguising a Base; Natural Styles; Large Bouquets
Follow the advice in this programme carefully, and flower arranging is easy!