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In this course you will learn how to create gorgeous, ruffled, color-nuanced paper ranunculus. I will teach you how to make eight paper ranunculus total. Two will be big and fluffy and six will be petite ranunculus.
NEW FOR 2022: flower and jane has partnered with PetalsnPearlsDesign for a paper kit for this course. The kit is sold separately from the course. Here are the details.
NOTES: These papers are substitutions for the papers originally taught in the course. Your results will vary. Alcohol inks are not included in this kit.
- 2 FOLDS OF GERMAN DOUBLETTE, BRAND WEROLA, OLIVE/MOSS
- 2 WHOLE ROLLS OF GERMAN EXTRA FINE CREPE, BRAND WEROLA, WHITE
- 1 HALF ROLL OF GERMAN HEAVY FLORISTIC CREPE, BRAND WEROLA, PLUM
- 8 STEM WIRES, PAPER WRAPPED, 18g
- 1 ROLL WAXED FLORAL TAPE, DARK GREEN
PURCHASE KIT HERE ($22.50 US plus shipping)
- Dennison fine crepe in white or a light color two (2) folds of 20 inches
- Leaf/moss doublette two (2) folds of 10 inches
- Sangria/Aubergine doublette one(1) fold of 10 inches
- Alcohol ink - choose colors of ranunculus (I like pinks, yellows, reds)
- Scissors (my favorite kind)
- One pack of eight 16 g cloth-covered stem wire
- Glue (gel school glue, or tacky glue, and hot glue)
- Black permanent marker
- Paper lunch bags to collect paper waste and to make templates
- Cookie sheet and newsprint for dying station
- Plastic gloves for dying
- Plastic cups for dying
A Master of Science in Education with a dozen years in the classroom, plus roles writing curriculum, connecting classrooms, writing policy, and organizing data, Amity is a teacher, writer, artist, and friend.
She is the principal behind the creative education studio, flower and jane. Her online art school features teaching artists from around the world with over 1500 students enrolled in creative botanical education courses.
Amity and her family live on a 50-acre forest farm in the foothills of western Maine. They love to have adventures in nature!
Amity has been featured on Channel 8 News, DownEast, Veranda, and the Bangor Daily News. Her artwork is represented by the Good Supply.
Amity's research on open educational resources was federally funded during the Obama administration. She has presented at the state level and internationally in the field of teaching with technology. She has written curriculum for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens as well as for her own company and hosted two educational conferences on biodiversity and conservation for Maine teachers.