AFAA DESIGN MANUAL
(Copyright 2005 – ISBN 0-646-45422-6)
For designers, exhibitors & judges
ABOUT THE MANUAL:
The manual is useful for anyone interested in arranging flowers, whether it be for the home, for church, for flower shows or as a judge or steward. It contains 182 pages of very helpful information about many aspects of our beautiful art form and is a great asset in any library.
This manual is used by all AFAA Member Organizations & their affiliated groups. Individual handbooks previously used were superseded by this manual on the 1st January, 2006.
There are informative chapters on
- ARTISTIC DESIGN,
- ELEMENTS OF DESIGN,
- PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN,
- DESIGN STYLES ranging from PERIOD TO CONTEMPORARY, including TECHNIQUES,
- TABLE DESIGNS,
- WIRED WORK,
- INTERPRETATIVE DESIGNS,
- information for JUNIOR EXHIBITORS,
- CHURCH FLOWERS,
- PLANT MATERIAL- definitions, conditioning & care, drying & preserving,
- FLORAL DESIGN TERMS A-Z,
- JUDGING- responsibilities & ethics, assessment, N.A.S., analysing, point judging system,
- DUTIES OF STEWARDS,
- HINTS FOR EXHIBITORS,
- and a RECOMMENDED READING LIST.
A cross-referenced INDEX makes finding information easy.
HOW TO OBTAIN YOUR COPY
CONTACT ANY AFAA MEMBER ORGANISATION (details under the State listings on this website)
OR THE NATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR, Mrs Norma Gordon,10 Balaka Street, ROSNY, Tasmania 7018. Phone/Fax (03) 62441271
COST $30 (which includes a removable colour wheel, retail cost $14.75) PLUS POSTAGE/PACKING.
* Within Australia:
PARCEL POST: Approximately $14.50 for up to 3 copies in the one Australia Post pack. Delivery approximately five days
EXPRESS POST: Approximately $16.00 Delivery one to two days depending on your postcode.
Costs vary according to destination & postage method. Price upon application.
* Registration & insurance available at additional cost.
Early purchasers of the manual may need to amend the manual & colour wheel as follows:-
COLOUR WHEEL: REVERSE SIDE, DEFINITION OF TETRAD COLOUR HARMONY: DELETE THE TWO WORDS “OR MORE”
Page 3, “THE AUSTRALIAN FLORAL ART ASSOCIATION INC” line 1 -AMEND THE YEAR “1986” to “1976”
Page 23, “CONTRASTING COLOUR HARMONIES”:
line 2- AMEND THE SECOND LAST WORD “BLUE” to “RED”