Crafting A Paper Flower | Makiko Orser | Skillshare
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8 Videos (17m)
    • Crafting a Paper Flower

    • Petal Design in Illustrator

    • Make a Set

    • Layout Tip

    • Print, Draw and Cut

    • Center Piece

    • Put Together

    • Final Thought


About This Class

Paper Flower has been very popular for wedding decor, baby shower, bridal shower, event decor, and even just for kids room and nursery. It's easy to make and gorgeous addition to your home and events. 

In this class, you can learn how to make a template for a paper flower in illustrator (basic illustrator knowledge necessary), and how to actually craft a giant paper flower. If you just want to jump in to crafting part, you can skip the first part and start making. You can download a template I made in this class from class section. 

What you need for this class: 

- access to Adobe Illustrator (if you want to make your own template)

- card stock paper heavier weight

- card stock paper

- scissors

- pencil

- glue gun (low temperature one) 

- glue stick (for glue gun)

- ruler

- round edge pencil or rod for curling

Please use discussion board for questions and comments! 

If you are interested in more about my templates, please visit my etsy shop.

This class has two parts: 

1. Designing your own paper flower template in illustrator. 

- how to make a design, make different size petals, layout for print and layout for cutting. 

2. Crafting a paper flower. 

- print template, cut template, draw and cut petals.

- put together a giant paper flower. You can make a flower approximately 18 inch diameter. 


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Makiko Orser

Illustrator/Graphic Artist/Portrait Photographer

Hi I'm Makiko Orser. I've been working as a freelance illustrator, graphic artist on the side of having a successful portrait photography studio in Michigan. I have a degree in graphic design from California College of the Arts, have experienced in character designs and novelty items and children's magazine publishing from Tokyo, Japan, San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York, USA. Still I love learning new tips and techniques, creating and exploring and be inspired. Hope to see you in my cla...

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