Floriade Floral Techniques -online class

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  • $24.95
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 Class Details and Benefits:                                             
  • Previously offered as a dvd.
  • In-depth Video Instruction; 3 hours - 2 videos
  • On-demand access anytime beginning immediately after your purchase.
  • Downloadable PDF resources including closeup photos, patterns and instructions.
 Select bundle option for 16" plate, free shipping AND online class access.


Floriade comes from the Latin floriat which means to design with flowers. Not tied to any one traditional folk art style, these florals represent a compilation of ideas and techniques from over 50 years of studying and enjoying the stylized floral presentation.  There are several other packets available with different designs utilizing these techniques.

Comes with instruction booklet, pattern for the design shown here and 2 DVD discs wiht approximately 180 minutes of instructional footage on the discs.


1. The rim and the back of the plate is painted Oakmoss.
2. The center is Thistle.



Jo Sonja’s Artist’s Colors

Pyrrole Orange or Orange

Red Orange (Pyrrole Red Orange or Napthol Red + Orange)

Red (Pyrrole Red or Napthol Crimson)

Red Violet

Arylide Yellow

Yellow Orange

Yellow Oxide

Raw Sienna

Yellow Green

Brilliant Green


Olive Green

Hookers Green

Pthalo Green

Medium blue mix (or Sapphire)

Pthalo Blue

Blue Violet

Medium Red Violet mix (or Amethyst)

Medium Violet Mix (or Brilliant Violet)

Diox Purple


Titanium White

Raw Umber

Carbon Black or Black Umber



Clear Glaze Medium or Magic Mix

Retarder Medium

Polyurethane Satin Varnish



Jo Sonja's Sure Touch

#4-5 round - Basic painting

#1-2 short liner - Fine details

1/2" Oval Wash - Applying Retarder Medium and color glazing center.

3/4" - 1" mop – Series 1315 or Series 1317 - Blending out Retarder application

Optional - #2-3 round - You may prefer this for smaller flowers and details.