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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Thursday Evening FLOWER Therapy free class session

Thursday Evening Flower Therapy

September 25th
6-8pm

A free floral class session

Let’s explore an AIFD Symposium Program      DVD format
                      AIFD
We will explore a new program once a month with a question & answer session following the DVD program.

Watch amazing designers and educators, be inspired!!

Please register~~~ seating is limited to 14 !!

Email your name & phone# to:

Can’t wait to meet you in the classroom

Christina Burton-Fox   AIFD











Basic~2 fall dates the next step in the creative design series


Basic Floral Design ~ 2

Maximum 8 students
2pm-5pm                
Sept. 27, 2014    Oct. 18,2014
Nov. 14, 2014      Dec.1, 2014



Overview

This is the next step in the creative design series for students that have taken an Amazon or Groupon class.  We build upon the design skills from the first class and apply new techniques and principals. 

This Basic~2 Floral Design Class will teach additional principals of design.   The class will have a lecture and hands on designing.  Students will participate in the processing and handling of fresh flowers for the lab session, time permitting.  

FLOWERS are beautiful creations, the curiosity and enthusiasm for information on FLOWERS is contagious.  Take yourself somewhere new….to the Flower Classroom.  Learn to be a FLOWER expert.

Objectives

·       Introduction to mass/round design
·       Color terms and theory
·        Processing and handling of fresh flowers
·       Flower & Foliage identification
·       Hands on design of basic form of hand tied design
·       Techniques in finishing this design

Activities

Each student will have materials provided to execute all designs.  The classroom also has additional books, supplies and flowers for purchase.  This allows students to practice additional designs at home.

Floral Design Tools

All tools provided for each student.  New tools can be purchased in the classroom.







Materials

Fresh flowers and foliage’s and the containers will be provided for all the designs.  These designs are yours to take with you at the end of each class day.
Flower selection will be seasonal.  The classroom will have a wide selection of flowers to choose from for design execution.  You will have permanent materials and all wire, tape, glue, etc. will be provided. Additional materials can be purchased for continued practice outside of the classroom

Class Registration
To register for this class:
Registration & Class Materials
                   $75.00
This amount is due in full to reserve your design table.  Payment can be made with a check, major credit card and pay pal.
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=WW79MGKFQ29FJ
Cancelation of your space is allowed in the class up to 14 days before for a full refund.  After that a credit will be applied for classes in the future.












 

        





 




 




Monday, August 25, 2014

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Unsure how to view the class schedule or how to sign up for a class.....email me at: flowerclassroom@gmail.comI will be glad to answer any question at: 913-708-2988thanks!Christina Burton-Fox AIFD

Explore Floral Design Tuesday & Wednesday Evenings begins September 30,2014




Explore Floral Design              Tuesday & Wednesday Evenings

Maximum 8 students
September 30
October 1, 7-8, 14-15,21-22,28-29
November 4-5,11-12,18-19,
December 2-3, 9-10
70 class hours of hands on training
  class from 5:30pm to 9pm




Overview

This 10 day Exploration Floral Design class will teach the basic principals of floral design, and so much more.  Each day will have a morning/evening lecture and afternoon/evening of hands on designing.  Students will participate in the processing and handling of fresh flowers each day for the lab session.   The students will be trained to execute all basic forms of design to apply for a floral designer position.  This is a required class for job placement.  The class offers business information on pricing for profit, daily sales, floral delivery expenses, and bulk purchases for profitability.  The students will have a final exam on materials covered during lectures.  And every class day will be more fun than you can imagine and the amount of flowers to work with and industry information is fantastic!
FLOWERS are beautiful creations, the curiosity and enthusiasm for information on FLOWERS is contagious.  Take yourself somewhere new….to the Flower Classroom.  Learn to be a FLOWER expert.
This class enables you to become a FLOWER expert!   Having so much fun every class session.
Objectives
·       Introduction to design
·       Color terms and theory
·        Processing and handling of fresh flowers
·       Flower & Foliage identification
·       Hands on design of basic forms of design
·       Techniques in design
·       Wedding Bouquets
·       Flowers to wear
·       Sympathy Tributes
·       Every day designs
·       Pricing of floral products
·       Salesmanship with FLOWERS
·       Handling Customer complaints

Activities

Each student will have materials provided to execute all designs.  The classroom also has additional books, supplies and flowers for purchase.  This allows students to practice additional designs at home.
We will cover the Principles, Elements & Techniques of Design
·       Balance, Emphasis, Harmony, Proportion, Rhythm & Unity
·       Color, Form, Line, Space & Texture
·       Bailing, Banding, Binding, Bunching, Clustering, Detailing, Facing, Framing, Grouping, Hand Tying, Kubari, Lacing, Layering, Mirroring, Pave, Pillowing, Sequencing, Sheltering, Stacking, Terracing, Tufting, Veiling, Wrapping & Zoning.

Floral Design Tools

The Flower Classroom provides a Notebook of Floral information, Color Wheel and a California Flower Selection guide, and other industry catalogs.
 Students should bring something for note taking and a calculator.  The classroom has assorted tools available to use, new floral tools are available in the classroom to purchase.  Any other tools necessary for the class will be available.

Evaluation

A certificate of completion of this class will be available with a passing grade on the final exam.
Students that have enrolled and passed the Explore Floral Design and wish to enroll in the Advanced Floral design class that follows will be given a discount on that class price when combining these 2 classes.
Christina Burton-Fox   AIFD   instructor

FLOWERS are beautiful creations.  The curiosity and enthusiasm for information about flowers is contagious.  Enroll in the Flower Classroom for the most up to date information….when the ordinary won’t do…take yourself somewhere new!


Materials

Fresh flowers and foliage’s and the containers will be provided for all the designs.  These designs are yours to take with you at the end of each class day.  You will not take apart your designs to execute the next floral design.
Flower selection will be seasonal.  The classroom will have a wide selection of flowers to choose from for design execution.  You will have permanent materials and all wire, tape, glue, etc. will be provided.
Styles of Design
·      Botanical
·      Circular Mass
·      Formal Linear
·      Line-Mass
·      Triangular
·      Vegetative




Class Registration

70 hours classroom time
Registration & Class Materials for a       10-day class or 2 evenings for 10 weeks.             
  $1,564.50

This amount is due in full to reserve your design table.  Payment can be made with any major credit card or with Pay Pal.
You can copy and paste this link for payment.  I will confirm your registration after the payment is received.

PayPal link for payment of Class
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6GVU2NZZXKQH6

Cancelation of your space in the class is allowed up to 14 days before class for a full refund.  After that a credit will be applied for classes in the future.
 Call for more information.           913-708-2988