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WA FLORAL ART SOCIETY INC FLORAL ART LESSONS -  'PHOTO GALLERY'

FLORAL ART LESSONS

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  1. CONSTRUCTIONS  (STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING THIS DESIGN)

  2. TABLE DESIGNS

  3. CORSAGE (STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING THIS DESIGN)

  4. PHOENIX DESIGN (STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING THIS DESIGN)

  5. HOGARTH CURVE

  6. SYMMETRICAL TRIANGLE

  7. ASYMMETRICAL TRIANGLE

  8. CONSTRUCTIONS

  9. EUROPEAN INFLUENCE DESIGNS

  10. ABSTRACT

 

 

 

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TABLE DESIGNS

(lessons conducted by Pene Dods)

 

The following designs were provided as examples of various 'Table Designs' 

 

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HOGARTH CURVE DESIGN

The Hogarth curve is attributed to the famous artist William Hogarth (1697-1764) who called it the 'Line of Beauty' which follows the shape of the letter S.  The arrangement may be a line or massed line.  The angle of the S line may vary from an almost reclining line to an upright line arrangement.

 

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 Instructor/Design Barbara Kerr                

 

 

 

 

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'SYMMETRICAL TRIANGLE'

Symmetrical means that each side of your design, divided by the central stem, is equally balanced.  It does not mean that each side is identical but that they are similar. It means that the visual weight on each side is approximately equal. This gives the impression of solidity and formality.

 

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       Designed by Joan Boorman           

 

 

 

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'ASYMMETRICAL TRIANGLE'

Asymmetrical Arrangement is defined by equal weight on either side of an imaginary axis but placed differently. A straight stick or pencil held vertically in the centre defining the axis can be used to check this.

 

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'Asymmetrical Triangle'  & 'Formal Linear Design'  - Instructor Debbie Skroza

 

 

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        Designed by Minh Tran 

 

  

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'CONSTRUCTIONS'

Instructor and Designs  Eileen Wenn 

 

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                   Instructor Eileen Wenn               

 

 

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EUROPEAN INFLUENCED DESIGNS'

  Instructor Dianne Buckles

 

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Instructor and Designs by Dianne Buckles

 

 

 

 

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LET'S MAKE IT ABSTRACT'

  Instructor Stan Mitchell

 

(a) Abstract is a Modern arrangement in which attention is focused on the entire design.   It does not have a focal point but several points of interest.  Space is used as an integral part of the design.  Bold strong areas of colour or shape creates impact.  Metals, plastics or other found objects together with plant material may be used, but the emphasis should be on plant material.  if a container is used it must be of modern concept.

 

(b) Sculptural Abstract.  The emphasis of Sculptural Abstract should be on the use of form and created space. Character material with line, colour, pattern and texture suggesting movement and volume are used to create a total work of art of Abstract character.  A container if used must be part of the design and not seen as a separate unit in the Sculpture.

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Last updated: August 02, 2013.