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An inspiring, practical and gorgeous guide to crafting the most realistic and artful paper flowers for arrangements, art, décor, wearables and more, from San Francisco botanical artist Tiffanie Turner.

The Fine Art of Paper Flowers is an elevated art and craft guide that features complete step-by-step instructions for over 30 of Tiffanie Turner's widely admired, unique, lifelike paper flowers and their foliage, from bougainvillea to English roses to zinnias. In the book, Turner also guides readers through making her signature giant paper peony, shares all of her secrets for special paper treatments, candy-striping, playing with color and creating botanical imperfections, and shows how to turn paper flowers into gorgeous garlands, headdresses, bouquets and more. These stunning creations can be made from simple and inexpensive materials and the book's detailed tutorials and beautiful photography make it easy to achieve dramatic and lifelike results.

About the Author

Tiffanie Turner

TIFFANIE TURNER is a fine artist specializing in botanical-based sculpture and paper flowers, a Zellerbach Family Foundation grant awardee, and the creator of the large-scale crepe paper peony "head." She is also a licensed California architect, an amateur art exhibit curator, and an instructor in the art of paper flower making across the United States and Mexico.

Her work has been exhibited in the San Francisco Bay Area's Bedford Gallery, Jack Fischer Gallery, the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, the Asian Art Museum and at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, where she was the May 2016 artist-in-residence. Tiffanie has appeared in Vogue, American Craft, the San Francisco Chronicle, Nylon Korea and O Magazine, and has been featured online on Design*Sponge, The Jealous Curator, Colossal and Poppytalk, among others.

Tiffanie is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's School of Architecture. Raised in the woods of New Hampshire, she now resides with her husband and two children in San Francisco, California, where she has lived for the past twenty years.

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