Flower Arranging - Christmas Creations | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Flower Arranging - Christmas Creations at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Flower Arranging - Christmas Creations at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £72.00 Starts: 02/11/2017 Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Tutor: Jackie Brooks Ends: 30/11/2017 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 5 weeks

About this course

Christmas is here and it's time to decorate our homes. From your front door through the hall, sitting room and and dining room table, there will be flower arrangements for every area of your house. The arrangements will be modern and traditional in design. All abilities are welcome.

Each week you will make a Christmas floral design in a different style.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
-create a variety of differing styles of floral arrangements using fresh flowers and foliage
-confidently apply floristry techniques to an appropriate level
-understand the care and conditioning needs of a variety of plant material
-show a knowledge and understanding about seasonal plant material
-demonstrate an awareness of basic design and colour theory

Homework is not a requirement of the course, but you will need to source flowers for your class each week.

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 crafts people 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.
The tutor will give you individual feedback throughout the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will be advised each week on the flowers you need to bring. You will need to spend an average of £6 each week on flowers.

Please bring with you to the first lesson:
Terracotta pot 12/15 cm diameter.
Terracotta pot 6cm diameter.
Plastic bin liner.
Foam for the pots.
Candle no less than 20cm height.
6/9 small fir cones.
Small bunch holly.
Small bunch of Yew.
Small handful of ivy .
Supermarket bunch of Roses.
Small baubles (optional).

What can I do next?

Students from this course have joined other non accredited flower arranging courses or the ten week Introduction to Floristry course. The tutor will be able to give you advice.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course.
This course is suitable for anyone interested in flower arranging in a variety of styles, both traditional and modern.

About the Tutor: Jackie Brooks

Jackie Brooks is a very experienced teacher of Floristry and also runs her own floristry business. She specialises in contemporary and modern styles.

View all courses taught by Jackie Brooks here >>

Getting there

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/51661/F/LC.
Course Code: MAI/51661/F/LC Book Now

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