A fresh look at judging floral design : a guide for judges, designers, teachers, mentors, hosts / Hitomi Gilliam, Kathy Whalen ; photography by Colin Gilliam, Philippe Martin-Morice
Book | 2013
Available at Gateway-Kenosha Campus General Collection (SB 449.15 G5.5 2013)

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Description
xvii, 443 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), charts ; 29 cm + CD-ROM.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-424) and index.
Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- How to use this book -- Just take a moment
Part One: Essential Knowledge
Introduction
Ch.1 Elements of Design
Ch.2 Principles of Design
Ch.3 Tangible Standards of Design
Ch.4 Aesthetic Standards of Design
Part Two: Designer
Ch.5 Designer
Part Three: Judge Teacher Mentor
Ch.6 Judge Teacher Mentor
Part Four: Host and Sponsor
Ch.7 Host and Sponsor
Part Five: Judging
Introduction
Ch.8 Art of Seeing
Ch.9 Art of Scoring
Ch.10 Art of Writing
Ch.11 Art of Team
Ch.12 Code of Conduct
Conclusion
Appendix -- Appendix A: Answers to Excercises -- Appendix B: Certifications and Accreditations -- Appendix C: Essential Dictionary -- Resources and Recommended Readings -- Index -- Biographies -- Book Order Form
Fresh Look CD (located in back of book) -- Section 1: Floral Design for Practice Judging -- Section 2: Resources and Recommended Reading Links -- Section 3: Essential Plant Materials -- Section 4: Essential Word Lists
Summary
"A Fresh Look at Judging Floral Design by Kathy Whalen AIFD and Hitomi Gilliam AIFD should be required reading for florists of all levels. This book includes something for every florist, advanced or just beginning. The theories and concepts are detailed and carefully explained. The text is easy to follow and filled with diagrams to visually expand upon the concept. Beginning florists can use it for guidelines and direction in their designing education. Advanced florists can refer to the guidelines as they hone their skills to perfection and prepares for design competitions. Lastly, design judeges, teachers or mentors can utilize the guidelines for evaluation as they communicate their knowledge in the classroom or testing environment. Thank you to Kathy and Hitomi for the enormous effort put forth. Never before has there been such a comprehensive compendium of floral theory, technique and aesthetics avaluable to the contemporary floral designer. This is certainly going to be the "got-to" book for today's floral artists." - Leanne Kesler & David Kesler, Floral Design Institute.
100.00 HORT (10-001-1)
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Whalen, Kathy, 1940-
Gilliam, Colin.
Martin-Morice, Philippe.
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