Mark Wins Beijing Expo World Flower Art Contest
Mark became the 2019 World Flower Art Contest CHAMPION at the Beijing Expo in August. 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. He was most ably and generously helped by his amazing assistant, Annita Bokobli, and local assistant 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.
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
Hammering Away in Fusion Flowers Magazine
Mark applies the hammering technique to an off cut from a discarded freight palette to create the base for a design that's featured in Fusion Flowers Magazine Issue 107.