October 26-27 +29th
November 2-3 + 5th
November 9-10 +12th
November 16-17 +19th
off week of Thanksgiving
November 30-Dec. 1 + 3rd
Maximum 8 students
Mondays for 10 weeks
10-6pm 1hr. lunch break
Wednesday & Thursday
70 class hours of hands on training
This 10 day or 2 evening + Saturday Exploration of 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, and so much more! The students will have an open book 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.
· 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
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
Floral Design Tools
The Flower Classroom provides a Notebook of Floral information, Color Wheel, Floral design tools and a California Flower Selection guide, and 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.
A certificate of completion of this class will be available with your final exam.
Students that have enrolled and finished 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
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
· Circular Mass
· Formal Linear
70 hours classroom time
Registration & Class Materials for a 10-day class or 2 evenings + Saturday for 5 weeks.
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
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. For this class or any classes of your choice. No Refund from 14 days prior and thru each class session.
Call for more information. 913-708-2988
Christina Burton-Fox AIFD,CFD
floral artist and instructor