Step-by-Step Florals: The Basic Formula
You can follow this basic formula for each of the floral projects in this book. While I will go into details on different aspects of the individual flowers, it’s helpful to read this section first.
Study the shape of the flower—both the overall shape of the bloom itself, as well as the smaller components of the plant. Look for a general shape, such as a circle, an oblong, or a triangle. How do the shapes interact with each other? What shapes make up the center of the flower?
How many flowers are there? Is there just one central bloom, like a rose, or several separate flowers, like in a foxglove? ...