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Pressed flowers in an open book.

Ecosystems

Preserving and Pressing Flowers

Flowers have long been a subject of beauty; from floral arrangements to still life paintings, there's an endless appreciation for the color and life they bring into our world. Another popular way to use flowers creatively is through flower pressing. Through this resource, you can learn about the history of floral art and flower pressing, as well as the steps and tools needed to create your own gorgeous pressed flower art. With the natural world all around you, the possibilities for compositions are endless!

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Jul 1, 2022

Flowers have long been a subject of beauty; from floral arrangements to still life paintings, there's an endless appreciation for the color and life they bring into our world. Another popular way to use flowers creatively is through flower pressing.

The art of pressing and arranging flowers to create a picture dates back to ~the 16th Century. Through this resource, you can learn about the history of floral art and flower pressing, as well as the steps and tools needed to create your own gorgeous pressed flower art. With the natural world all around you, the possibilities for compositions are endless!

Download the full PDF here.

This resource was made by Meghan Martin, Abigail Schmid, and Kate Reilly.


Written by:

barreladmin

Tags: Ecosystems

July 1, 2022