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The Fine Art of Paper Flowers: A Guide to Making Beautiful and Lifelike Botanicals Hardcover – August 22, 2017
Tiffanie Turner (Author, Photographer), Aya Brackett (Photographer)
An inspiring, practical and gorgeous guide to crafting the most realistic and artful paper flowers for arrangements, art, décor, wearables and more, from San Francisco botanical artist Tiffanie Turner.
The Fine Art of Paper Flowers is an elevated art and craft guide that features complete step-by-step instructions for over 30 of Tiffanie Turner’s widely admired, unique, lifelike paper flowers and their foliage, from bougainvillea to English roses to zinnias. In the book, Turner also guides readers through making her signature giant paper peony, shares all of her secrets for special paper treatments, candy-striping, playing with color and creating botanical imperfections, and shows how to turn paper flowers into gorgeous garlands, headdresses, bouquets and more. These stunning creations can be made from simple and inexpensive materials and the book’s detailed tutorials and beautiful photography make it easy to achieve dramatic and lifelike results.
Tiffanie Turner is a licensed California architect, fine artist and instructor in the art of paper flower making in the United States and worldwide. 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, where she was the artist-in-residence. Tiffanie has appeared in Vogue, American Craft, the San Francisco Chronicle, and O Magazine and has been featured online on Design*Sponge, The Jealous Curator, and Poppytalk, among others. 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.