3 5 Focal Point And Shapes Of Arrangements

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3 5 Focal Point And Shapes Of Arrangements

  1. 1. Types of Designs Flower of the Day: Oriental Lily Word of the Day: Focal Point
  2. 2. Asiatic Lily Oriental Lily <ul><li>Genus: Lilium </li></ul><ul><li>Availability: year-round </li></ul><ul><li>Color: yellow, orange, white, cream, peach, pink, and mauve </li></ul><ul><li>Displays a star-shaped form; and petals are often speckled. </li></ul><ul><li>Medium form flower: Star-shaped flower is a staple for the florist. Has a strong fragrance. </li></ul><ul><li>Longevity: days 3-4 per bloom, stems longer </li></ul><ul><li>Sold by bunch (5)or (10) depends on size & # of blooms per stem </li></ul><ul><li>Cost $15.00 - $30/bunch </li></ul><ul><li>Oriental are larger than Asiatic & cost more </li></ul><ul><li>Easter lilies – usually purchased as plants not flowers </li></ul>
  3. 3. Stargazer Lily <ul><li>Breeding Marvel </li></ul><ul><li>Book written about it </li></ul><ul><li>Most colorful lilies point down </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Difficult to use in arrangements </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Colorful lily that points up </li></ul>
  4. 4. Focal Point <ul><li>The area of the arrangement that attracts and holds the interest of the viewer </li></ul><ul><li>Usually the front center </li></ul><ul><li>Usually highlighted with a dominant flower or accessory </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is the focal flower?
  6. 6. What is the focal flower?
  7. 7. What is the focal flower?
  8. 8. What is the focal flower
  9. 9. Not all arrangements have one
  10. 10. Review <ul><li>Alstroemeria </li></ul><ul><li>Spider Mum </li></ul><ul><li>Gerbera </li></ul><ul><li>Statice </li></ul>
  11. 11. Review <ul><li>Alstroemeria </li></ul><ul><li>Spider Mum </li></ul><ul><li>Gerbera </li></ul><ul><li>Statice </li></ul>
  12. 12. Review <ul><li>Alstroemeria </li></ul><ul><li>Spider Mum </li></ul><ul><li>Gerbera </li></ul><ul><li>Statice </li></ul>
  13. 13. Review <ul><li>Rose </li></ul><ul><li>Alstroemeria </li></ul><ul><li>Asiatic Lily </li></ul><ul><li>Carnation </li></ul>
  14. 14. Review <ul><li>Rose </li></ul><ul><li>Spider Mum </li></ul><ul><li>Gerbera </li></ul><ul><li>Carnation </li></ul>
  15. 15. Review <ul><li>Rose </li></ul><ul><li>Spider Mum </li></ul><ul><li>Gerbera </li></ul><ul><li>Carnation </li></ul>
  16. 16. Design 1 - Horizontal
  17. 17. Horizontal <ul><li>Place long line flowers in A </li></ul><ul><li>Place short mass flower at B </li></ul><ul><li>Place medium mass flowers at c </li></ul><ul><li>Fill as desired </li></ul>
  18. 18. 2. Vertical
  19. 19. Vertical <ul><li>Place long line flowers in A </li></ul><ul><li>Place short line flowers at B </li></ul><ul><li>Place medium mass flowers A1 & A2 </li></ul><ul><li>Place greens at SD </li></ul><ul><li>Fill as desired </li></ul>
  20. 20. 3. Triangular
  21. 21. Triangular <ul><li>Start with A – long line or mass flower </li></ul><ul><li>Isosceles or scalene depends on the ratio of A & B </li></ul><ul><li>Usually designed for front & side viewing </li></ul><ul><li>Place Focal Flower/s if desired </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in with mass flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Fill with fillers/greens </li></ul>
  22. 22. 4. Oval
  23. 23. Oval <ul><li>Top is like the mound </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the flow going down past the container top </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers flow down well below the level of the foam </li></ul>
  24. 24. 5. Fan <ul><li>Like the triangular but </li></ul><ul><ul><li>not designed for 360 degree viewing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses stronger line elements </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. 6. Mound
  26. 26. Round or Mound <ul><li>Viewed from top </li></ul><ul><li>3 Dimensional </li></ul><ul><li>Focal point is at top </li></ul><ul><li>Start with 6 Mass flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in between with other mass flowers </li></ul>
  27. 27. 7. Crescent
  28. 28. 8. Hogarth “S”

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