Jan van der KampFlower arranging is more than just putting together bouquets. Also the design of a flower arrangement in a vase or dish, making a flower arrangement for a deceased person or creating a flower decoration for a bride belong to the flower arrangement. In order to be able to make these arrangements, you have to master different techniques, but also have underlying knowledge about the various styles of a flower arrangement.

Handbook of Dutch Flower Arranging

The book is meant to support the professional or interested people who want to get better in flower arranging. It is also a source of inspiration for further developing your creativity in flower arranging.
All flower arrangements, which can be requested for the flower arranging, are described in this manual. Step by step is told how to make this floral work, clarified with drawings and photographs.Different techniques are explained in YouTube videos.

Jan van der Kamp

As a flower-maker, Jan van der Kamp started his career in floral art. Before joining flower arranging as a teacher, he worked as a florist retailer in The Hague. In Ede and the Czech Republic he has set up flower schools for flower arranging and has written several books for flower arranging.
Since 2005 he has developed as a botanical draughtsman. Put the flowers and plants from the store on paper as faithfully as possible with pencil and / or watercolor technique. For this he followed the necessary lessons in watercolor painting in the Leiden Hortus. Many paintings have been made into double greeting cards.