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Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66203

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Christina Burton-Fox AIFDfloral artist & instructor

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Silk & Dried Floral Design Class March 7, 2014 10-5pm


This is a design I created for the Open Studio's at the Hobbs Building( fresh/that dries naturally, silk & dried material….Bring your containers and ideas and we will create beautiful designs for your Home.




Silk & Dried Floral Design Class

Maximum 8 students
10am to 5pm           
March 7, 2014



Overview

This class will allow you to bring your favorite vessel from home to the classroom to fill with permanent silk materials.  We will select these silk flowers at the local wholesaler, Baisch & Skinner.  You will purchase these materials at my wholesale cost.  We will spend up to 2 hours shopping for your materials and supplies.  You are able to purchase anything at the wholesaler, no returns or exchanges on materials.
After we return to the classroom your design will be constructed thru the afternoon.

Objectives

You will design with silk flowers and execute new design techniques.

Floral Design Tools

All tools for this class are provided in the classroom



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

The classroom will provide the foam, moss and glue to secure your silk floral design.
Each student will purchase the materials for the vessel they have brought to the classroom.  All materials purchased at Baisch & Skinner are final sale, no returns or exchanges.

Class Registration

To register for this class:
Registration
                   $50.00
This amount is due in full to reserve your design table.  Payment can be made with any major credit card or with Pay Pal.
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=KE8KNYNNS4A4U

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.
If you have any questions drop me a line:
flowerclassroom@gmail.com






Explore Floral Design Tuesday & Wednesday evenings 5-9pm

Join me in the classroom having FUN with FLOWERS




Explore Floral Design
2 evenings Tuesday & Wednesdays

Maximum 6 students
Tuesday & Wednesday Evenings
5-9 pm   
March 11, 12, 18,19,25,26
April 1,2,8,9,15,16,22,23,29,30
May 13,14,20,21 ( no class the week of Mothers Day




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 lecture and afternoon 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, tracking flowers that have expired.  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
·       American Floral Trends Forecast
·       Color terms and theory
·        Processing and handling of fresh flowers
·       Flower & Foliage identification
·       Blooming and Green Plants for interiors
·       Hands on design of basic forms of design
·       Techniques in design
·       Wedding Bouquets
·       Flowers to wear
·       Sympathy Tributes
·       Every day designs
·       Plan a Party
·       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.
 Students should bring something for note taking and a hand held 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 ½ off 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.

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.

Hotels & Restaurants are located in the Kansas City downtown area.  A short commute to the Classroom.  Call for more information.  913-708-2988