Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate): Loosen Up
- 9 November 2016
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This is the first design I did for my All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate) floral art demonstration at the BC Floral Art Society .
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Snip a dried twig wreath to undo the spirals to hang around a glass container
Soak a vine wreath to make it easier to manipulate into an armature deep enough to nestle plant material in
Most stems, twigs and even sturdier branches can be bend into shapes. It takes practice and more than a bit of patience. The main idea is to slowly manipulate the branch without...
For my "I found it this way" Floral Art demonstration at The Capilano Flower Arranging club, I began all four of my designs with basic armatures made of Twig Tangles and we...
When in doubt, always give your armature three legs. Two legs are simply not enough and four legs will wobble if it is even slightly off balance.
A design demonstration looking at preparing for competition designs: thinking bigger
This was the second design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration
This was the third design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration
This was the fourth (and last) design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration
Designing adventurous Contemporary Floral centerpieces Article in the Canadian Florist Magazine.
As a floral artist I am inspired by the endurance of nature and my work is still re-creating the Sleeping Beauty Castle of my imagination.
My first design in my demonstration at the BC Floral Art Society meeting