Styles ● Botanical ● circular mass ● Fan-shaped mass ● Formal Linear ● Landscape ● Line-mass ● Oval and pointed oval ● Parallel system and new convention ● Triangular ● Vegetative ● Waterfall
Botanical Is a New, contemporary yet natural arragements in which the entire life cycle of a single flower variety, often a bulb flower, is represented. It captures their interaction with the enviroment. Generally, five parts of the feature flower are presented in the botanical design to illustrate its life cycle. ● Incluide folliage, stem, bulbs, roots and blossom in varying stages. ● Range from unopened buds to withering blooms. ● The Material is arrage in natural manner to appear as if they are growing. ● It can be use another flowers as long as it belong to the main flower. ● Other features can be used to recreated it in the base, stones, mosses, twigs, soil and other plant materials.
Circular mass Are spherical were the materials radiate from a central point. Can be controlled, compact and thighly massed to completely random. The form is symetrical appearing the same on all sides and from all angles. Circular mass date back to the late 1700's and early 1800's Particulary from England, France and Germany, were originally were hand-held bouquets. Today American colonials are compact mass designs, There characteristics are: ● Can be either semy-spherical, or slightly peaked ● With little or no space between blossom ● Can be hand-held or arragements in containers ● Some examples are Nosegay and tissie-mussie, bendermmeier and Euro round.
Fan shape mass It can be called also radiating arragements, fan shape mass are half circle, one-sided and symetrically balance, there are build with many of the same principles as symetrical triangle. The characteristics can be: ● Semicircular, is mostly often wider than taller ● Technically they should be twice as wide as they are tall. ● A line material as first flower stablish the frame of work ● Mass material can be used ● Equal weight, physical and visual balance should be achived ● Each side should mirror each other
Lineal form Its a German origin, are true hybrid line-mass, This is reffered to by many as high-styles design. The characteristics are: ● Clearly define lines and angles ● A Unusual material form ● Strong lines ● Interesting shapes ● It may be straight and/or curve ● Vertical lines ● Horizontal and/or diagonal ● Material is been tipically in groups ● Negative space ● Rule less is more should be applied ● Basing and pillowing is a frecuent technique applied
Landscape Appear similar to vegetative design, many of the principles apply to both. This are the caracteristics: ● Mimics a large area of nature ● Groomed gardens ● Landscape nature is undisturbed ● Landscape is presented in a planned manner ● Organizing into planned groupings ● Graduated hights have to be appropiated ● folliage can represent bloomings ● A branch can represent an entire tree ● Taller material may be use on the back of the design ● Can use Foliage, rocks, bark, sand, moss, conks, twigs etc ● Formal characteristic is that all material as grown in the same enviroment and season
Line mass Line mass are a blending ot the three-line linearity of Japanesse Ikebana and traditional massed arragments of Europe. This often referred to in English flower. The characteristics are: ● Strong, define lines ● Line must be visual ● Geometric shapes ● Straight or curved ● Straight line form are vertical ● Horizontal inverter "T" and "L" shape and curve line, forms are Crecent "C" shape and Hogarth curve Note: Inverted "T's" are considered formal and elegant
Oval and pointed oval Circular and fan-shaped designs are usually symmetrically balance Ovals are stretched circles and can be completely rounded or sligthly pointed. This are the characteristics: ● Oval: Variation of circular form is elliptical ● Pointed Oval: Are more elogated than regular ovals ● There are designed All sided ● Hand-held wedding bouquets resembles this style ● All materials radiate from central point symetrically balanced ● Three points ovals have a slightly triangular appearence Note: The three point oval is rounded rather than consisting straight lines.
Parallel system and new convention Paralel placement and negative space between groups are defining characteristics. 1. New convention design have vertical and horizontal planes 2. Parallel system needs only vertical plane Paralel system feature groups of: ● cluster of flowers, folliage ● clean strong, most often vertical line ● Two or more groups of material ● Negative space ● Can be Vertically, horizontally, diagonally but can be any combination ● Material should be within the edges of the container ● Several techniques can be incorportate to the bases of the design N ext...
... N ew convention Are vertical paralel systems with horizontal parallel planes added. therefore there are two or more groups of diffent material with negative space. ● The horizontal placed flowers and foliage are always at 90 degree ● Can extend out of the for sides of the design ● Its reflective each vertical or horizontal must containe the same material ● It can be shorter and have fewer material ● Basing techniques can be in corporated in between groupings of materials.
Triangular Are among the most familiar of the geometric mass designs, and traditionally, they feature a quantity if materials, with little or not negative space and the characteristics are: ● maybe either symetrical or asymetrical ● maybe vertical or horizontal ● Most often one side ● with the exception of center pieces ● Smaller and ligther are used in the outer exptremities ● Larger and darker are use near the center ● Visual and physically balanced ● Particulary critical and more dificult to achive in asimmetrical design...Next
Symetrical triangles Equilateral or Isosceles ● Equilateral have three equal sides ● Perfect symetry in all directions ● The appeareance must be as tall and they are wide ● Isosceles have two equal sides ● Both are designed with equal weight Physycal or visual of the central vertical axis. ● May miror identical material in both sides ● Its consider formal an man made
Assimetrical triangles Are known as Scalene. ● May have obtuse, acute or righ angle ● 90 degrees ● Make a "Lazy 'L" ● Resembles an "A" with unequal angled legs ● Vertical axis positionned off center ● Materials are possitioned unequeal in each side ● One side may be visually heavier that the other ● Lighter weight side must be longer stemsr or heavier colors, textures of forms ● Asymmetrical triangles are consider informal.
Vegetative Landscape and botanical can be confusing, but with little information as a backgrown can be easy to understand. ● Vegetative present floral materials as they naturally grow ● Rsemple growing plants mimicking natural habitas ● Often arragen in groups ● Radial or paralel ● Taller and smaller growing plants can be used ● Material is selected in according to seasonal ● Eviromentally and geograpically compatibility ● Similar region grown material are used together ● Other floral materials can be used.
Waterfall Are contemporary designs. Cascading floral arragements often heavy with foliage, layers of material are placed in a steep downward flow. ● Layered look ● upon layer and upon leyer of material ● Alternate floral and non floral materials ● Great depth, interest and undisciplined untidy look ● Color and textures can be used ● Non botanical elements can be use too ● Feathers, wires, tread, yarns can be use. ● Textile products can be use to depict "debris" cauht in the falling water. ● Use flowers that are pendolous, Ivy's, asparragus, ferns etc ● Material can flow from the center over all sides of the container