The Judith Blacklock Encyclopedia of Flower Design
"The Judith Blacklock Encyclopedia of Flower Design" is the essential 'how to' manual for everyone interested in flowers and floral art. Whether flowers are a passion, a pleasure or a business, this book is essential reading. Covering classic, contemporary and cutting-edge design, the beginner will build knowledge and competence and quickly get started in the art. The experienced arranger will find the book a most valuable reference with inspiration from across the world. Richly illustrated with over 500 colour photographs and 200 line drawings, this book: will inspire you throughout the year with seasonal design ideas; shows you exciting ways to arrange flowers in a vase successfully; gives you advice and inspiration on wedding flowers; explains why some designs work and why others do not; and provides a useful reference of many of the flowers and foliage that are available. Packed with tips, information and step by step advice, this book is an indispensable guide whatever the season, occasion or budget. Judith Blacklock is a best selling author and an accomplished designer. She is the Principal of the Judith Blacklock Flower School in London.
- Hardback | 416 pages
- 200 x 250 x 32mm | 1,519.55g
- 12 Feb 2007
- The Flower Press Ltd
- Bournemouth, United Kingdom
- 50 line drawings, over 400 colour photographs
About Judith Blacklock
Over the past twenty years, Judith Blacklock has developed a unique method of teaching flower design that has proven to work. She is Principal of The Judith Blacklock Flower School, Knightsbridge - one of London's most successful flower schools and the only private flower school to be granted accreditation by the British Accreditation Council. Judith is an experienced teacher, demonstrator and judge who has travelled worldwide communicating her knowledge and giving inspiration with her love of flowers and design. She has written five bestselling books and is the editor of The Flower Arranger magazine which is sold throughout the world. Judith has created arrangements for the Royal Family, the Prime Minister and many famous celebrities. She has designed and arranged medal winning exhibits at the Chelsea Flower Show and was chairman of the fundraising charity event 'Flowers at Kensington Palace'.
Table of contents
1 Elements and principles of design 2 Flowers in a vase 3 Flowers in season 4 Celebrations and festivals 5 A history of flower arranging 6 Design classics 7 Contemporary floral design 8 Inspiration from around the world 9 Handtieds and posies 10 Wedding flowers 11 Large scale arranging 12 Long-lasting flowers 13 Show work 14 Flowers around the house 15 Flowers and foliage 16 Equipment and techniques