Local Flowers Inspired by Local Art
October 5th, 2014
Here are some photos to share after yesterday’s successful workshop at the Kirkland Art Center: “From Art to Vase.”
The participants were all so talented and willing to experiment with their newfound skills, color sensibilities and approach to floral design.
Thanks so much to Susan Melrath, who curated the beautiful show, Inflorescence and invited me to teach this workshop. And a huge thanks to Anna Braden, the exhibition manager, who helped out so much yesterday! Surrounded by artwork and inspired by color, forms, patterns – and all locally-grown flowers – we were insured of a hugely successful event.
My friend Caroline Bombar-Kaplan shared many of these photos – thanks so much to her, too!
It’s always hard to know when a floral arrangement is actually completed, but I knew the piece you see above needed some more elements. After I returned home last night, I used some of the leftover flowers to add those finishing touches: