Floristry - Christmas Flowers and a Door Wreath | Deal Adult Education Centre

Floristry - Christmas Flowers and a Door Wreath at Deal Adult Education Centre

Floristry - Christmas Flowers and a Door Wreath at Deal Adult Education Centre

Price: £65.00 Starts: 21/11/2017 Time: 13:30 - 15:30
Tutor: Ends: 12/12/2017 Location: Deal Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: TUE Duration: 4 weeks

About this course

This practical course will introduce you to the art of arranging flowers for Christmas. It’s a great starting point if you’re a beginner – or are looking to gain some flower arranging confidence, and develop your skills.

You’ll need to bring your own scissors or secateurs, flowers, greenery and mechanics (that’s flower foam, containers and so on - some of these will be available to buy from the tutor, by prior arrangement).

By the end of this course you’ll be able to:

- create a variety of flower arrangements in different styles using fresh flowers and foliage
- confidently apply floristry techniques to an appropriate level
- understand the care and conditioning needs of a variety of plant materials
- show a knowledge and understanding of seasonal plant materials
- demonstrate an awareness of flower arranging basic design

There is no homework requirement for the course, but you will need to provide your own flowers for class each week.

This course will be taught by Julie Davies flower workshops – Julie is an awarding winning florist – BFA Florist Tutor of the year 2016

http://juliedaviesflowerworkshops.co.uk/

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You will look at the work of contemporary and historical artists and craftspeople and you will keep a sketchbook/notebook and individual learning plan (ILP) to record goals, ideas, processes and progress. Students will need to understand the potential benefit from the programme of study, read and interpret ideas, communicate responses that are clear, logical and understandable and manage your own time. You will undertake critical evaluation and be motivated to develop creative skills and enhance personal skills.


Your tutor will give you individual feedback on your progress throughout the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

Scissors
Flowers, greenery and mechanics – to be advised on a week by week basis
Notebook and pen (optional)
Camera (optional)

Week 1

We’ll be creating a table arrangement, (with a candle) in a small dish

Flowers:

You’ll need a selection of your favourite flowers – enough to fill the top surface of your dish. Bring a mixed bunch from the supermarket and some greenery - carnations, roses, and chrysanthemums are great flowers to work with.

Optional – Christmas accessories – faux berries and so on

Mechanics:

Cereal bowl or similar-sized dish – or a *plastic flower arranging dish - or a flowerpot/ceramic pot 15cm in diameter
*Pot tape
*Flower foam
Chunky candle
*Floristry stub wires

*These items will be available to buy in class at £2.50 per person

If you’re unsure email please me at julie@juliedaviesflowerworkshops.co.uk

What can I do next?

Further courses to extend your knowledge of floristry techniques and skills.

What do I need to join the course

This course is for anyone with an interest in flower arranging.

Getting there

Deal Adult Education Centre
Castle Community School
Hamilton Road
Deal
Dover
Kent
CT14 9BD


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code DEA/56196/F/NC.
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