St. Albert Public Library is showcasing Melanie Hsiao's artwork, which include 11 pieces of oil paintings, 11 pieces of painting with real flowers and 17 pieces of pressed-flower jewelry. The exhibition runs until 2nd of January, 2019.
Spring: Flower pressing 101
We learn what flowers to press and how, so we can make a plan in the spring.
Fall: Classes to create keepsakes and artwork with pressed flowers
Dates and time will be announced on the website and through emails. Sign up for our email list so you won't miss a class.
Oil portrait painting from photos, with real flowers. All foliage and flowers are colour enhanced. Two types of finish to choose from...
I was asked on some occasions why the name of the business is Bonbon's Treasure. Bonbon was my best friend and my only sister who loved arts and all beautiful things. She died of cancer at the age of 40. I name the business after her to remember her kindness.
Alberta is in a very unique position to develop pressed flower art. The summer blossoms are bountiful, and the dry air is perfect for preserving pressed flower art. This website is dedicated to the pressed flower lovers for this is a platform for sharing the information, thoughts and artworks.
Melanie Hsiao is an Alberta-based visual artist who specializes in pressed-flower art. She has been studying the art since 2006 and is a certified pressed-flower designer and instructor. Her pressed-flower works have been showcased and sold in different trade shows and market places.
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It is easy and fun to create your keepsakes with real flowers!