One technique I use, among many, to create flower blossoms, is Donna Kato's component caning technique. I was asked by someone where to find this technique, and I had to do an online search to find the place I read about it.
I learned this technique from Donna Kato's segment on the HGTV site:
I know Donna Kato has had articles published in magazines as well, but I could not tell you which ones.
Just a reminder to those who are inspired by other artists, and use techniques learned from them.... be sure to give credit where credit is due! They deserve to be recognized for their contribution. Use what you learn to create your own art, your own special design.
Be true to yourself!