Mark Wins Beijing Expo World Flower Art Contest
Wow! CHAMPION - 2019 World Flower Art Contest at the Beijing Expo. Such an honour out of a large goup of 33 international competitors, including Zai Huang (China) and Taku Konishi (Japan), 1st and 2nd runners up respectively. A HUGE thanks to my amazing assistant (and fabulous friend), Annita Bokobli and our local assistant (an angel sent to us!), Colita!Photo credit - unknown
Autumn Around the World
Nacre Magazine's latest issue (#69) contains autumn inspired arrangements from all around the globe, including a portfolio of designs by Mark.
Structural Freedom in Brisbane
Mark will be back in Brisbane soon (Monday, 5 August) to lead another workshop, the last one, for Flower Thinking's current Floral Craftsmanship workshop series. The day will focus on the tips and tricks to creating stable freestanding structures.
Back in Brisbane
Mark will be back in Brisbane soon to lead another workshop for Flower Thinking in it's current Floral Craftsmanship workshop series. The next day will explore the design possibilities of working with recently released (in Australia) black floral foam.
Hammering in Harmony in Brisbane
Mark has been leading the Flower Thinking team and its workshop series in Brisbane. The last workshop examined the hammering technique, exploring it also through the lens of some floral design theory. The workshop series continues soon.
The pictured design was a collaborative effort by Mark and Irene Brockwell.Photo credit - Mark Pampling