Decorative composition (floristics).
Florists - a relatively new trend in fine arts. If you try to define the florist, it is an area of applied art dedicated to creating artistic compositions of plants.
Florists' has three main areas: preparation of the compositions of natural flowers, dried flowers, and of artificial plants. Bouquets, floral baskets, garlands, wreaths, pictures, pictures of dried flowers and leaves - all the wizard-florist.
Florists very ancient science - its history goes back even before our era, as evidenced by a wreath of wild flowers found on the mummy of Tutankhamun chest. In ancient Egypt, fresh flowers, judging by the murals have been used in religious rituals. The mention of flowers decorating the temples are also found in the Buddhist books of 735 AD.
And in ancient Greece, and in the Middle Ages, people used plants and flowers to decorate their homes. During the Middle Ages the church believed the use of colors in the social life of sin, so the flowers are mostly used for decoration of church interiors.
Over time, the Renaissance, the art of arrangement was to flourish again. In 1633, in Rome, even published the first book on gardening and arrangement of the "Flora - Garden flowers culture." In the 16-17 centuries in Europe has seen first botanical gardens and artistically designed parks.
In the life of the rich people have become part lush, colorful, colorful bouquets in vases expensive. Often used in their design, artificial and dried flowers, butterflies and birds. Gradually formed a custom to give flowers. In England, for example, every lady should have basic arrangement was.
In pre-revolutionary Russian art arrangements also featured prominently. Produced a variety of benefits, who taught drawing various floral arrangements. It was fashionable to give extravagant bouquets of shells, bivalves, for fans, palm leaves, particularly popular cornucopia of wire and cardboard, covered with plush or velvet and filled with fruit.
In recent years the flowers has become very broad concept. It includes and arranging fresh flowers and dried plants, and phytodesign (Art and design development activities related to plants), and gerbarizatsiyu, flower paintings, which does not exclude applications, collages, using paint instead of floral material, dried under pressure and much more.
Refined vegetable sculpture became the center of the space, so to create it must be approached with the utmost seriousness. This is not a painting or a sculpture that will forever remain in your home. Experts advise that they have created works to update at least once a year. Flower Arrangement may also be "LP". In any case, floral objects may have interchangeable parts.
If you like classic style, if you want to have astonished the guests could not keep envious sigh, we recommend choosing the composition of flowers (the original arrangement, bouquet, flower garlands and ceremonial basket) - this object will be demanding, but the result is worth it.
Not everyone can afford to decorate like decorative object - it's the most expensive line of flower arranging. Behind it will look like a living creature. But the composition of flowers gives the room a certain status, demonstrating not only the artistic taste and wealth of its owner.
Nothing beats the beauty of living plants. However, modern floral shows that dried flowers could not look less impressive and original. In addition, it is more practical. Dry compositions are stored for years and require almost no care, from which only occasionally need to remove the dust with special lacquer-spray.
They do not need water, so put these flowers can be in any, even the hard to reach place. In addition, a particularly trendy area were preserved plants that retain their properties for a long time and even the smell is only slightly changed in color.