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Tiffanie Turner

The Fine Art of Paper Flowers

$25.00

Tiffanie Turner

The Fine Art of Paper Flowers

$25.00


PRE-ORDER DETAILS: This item is available for pre-order and will ship the week of August 21st. If ordered with other items, the rest of the order will ship as usual within 2-3 business days.

San Francisco artist Tiffanie Turner shares her secrets for creating beautiful and lifelike botanicals using everyday materials in her debut book, The Fine Art of Paper Flowers. A licensed architect, Tiffanie's technical training combined with her love the natural world has helped her develop and refine a multitude of impressive techniques for creating unique paper flowers.

With The Fine Art of Paper Flowers, Tiffanie is sharing those techniques down to the very last detail, from basic materials and dyeing options to giant blossoms and festive flower crowns. Specific instructions and visual tutorials, complemented by gorgeous photographs by Aya Brackett, make for a comprehensive guide to Tiffanie's distinctive art form. 

Tiffanie will be leading two workshops at Colossal on Tuesday, September 26th, limited seats are available here.  

Details

  • Hardcover
  • 254 pages with color photos, templates, and illustrations
  • Chapters includes basic materials; flower-specific instructions for leaves, stems, and buds; accessories (boutonnieres, flower crowns); and giant paper flowers
  • Available for pre-order, will publish and ship the week of August 21st, 2017
  • Published by Watson-Guptill, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC

About the Author

Tiffanie Turner is a licensed California architect, author, fine artist and instructor in the art of paper flower making in the United States and beyond. Her work explores nature and botanical specimens in extremely large and sometimes very small scales, in paper. Her work has been exhibited in the San Francisco Bay Area’s Bedford Gallery, Jack Fischer Gallery, the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, and at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Raised in the woods of New Hampshire, Tiffanie now resides with her husband and two children in San Francisco, California, where she has lived for the past twenty years.

All images reprinted with permission from The Fine Art of Paper Flowers: A Guide to Making Beautiful and Lifelike Botanicals, by Tiffanie Turner, copyright © 2017, published by Watson-Guptill, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. Images copyright Aya Brackett