Beginner & Intermediate (Modules 1-4)

Beginner Module 1 - Foundation principles and elements and tied bunches

Duration   3 hrs
CostR1630.00 vat inclusive price 
Includes  Hand tied bunch made taken home
  • Learn more about the world of flowers and floral design.
  • Get a brief overview of the names of flowers and genres, families and classes.
  • Know the seasons and seasonal flowers and availability.
  • Overview of the flower market, how it works.
  • Tips and tricks for buying flowers and the buying for this trade.
  • Care and control of cut stems, preparation of stems and protection of flowers.
  • Learn the flower grades and what to look out for for longevity of flowers when buying.
  • The floral elements of form, colour and texture are taught.
  • The principle of design called harmony and balance are shown and practiced.
  • LEARN the technique of creating a hand tied bouquet!

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Beginner Module 2 - How to arrange flowers into a vase and more principles and elements of design

Duration 3hrs
CostR1850.00 vat inclusive price 
Includes  Vase arrangement made taken home
  • How do I put flowers into a vase so as to have the right amount of flowers and create a decent design and shape.
  • Which flowers can I mix together and why?
  • What is a floral style and how does form and texture and colour play a part in creating flowers in all the varying style categories from country to modern minimal.
  • Learn how to create and recognise SPACE: an invaluable tool in floral design.
  • Preparation of stems and containers for this design principle – see how!
  • The greenery foundation – rules of working with greenery in conjunction with flowers and fillers.
  • The complex floral elements of texture and colour are taught here.
  • The fundamental principles of design called scale and proportion are shown and practised.
  • LEARN the technique of creating a symmetrical arrangement in a vase

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Beginner Module 3 - Modern designing elements and principles - unusual containers and working with oasis

Duration 4hrs
CostR1900.00 vat inclusive price
Includes  Container is supplied and arrangement taken home
  • Work with interesting shaped containers using oasis to make modern floral designs.
  • Often container shapes are daunting – see more than three cutting edge ideas of flowers made into unusually shaped containers and how to apply design principles already learned to these.
  • The tricks and art of using oasis (floral foam) and other accessories for this kind of art in contemporary designs.
  • Asymmetrical design principles of grouping of flowers and forms for modern effects are shown and practised here
  • How to waterproof containers and objects for fresh flower use.
  • The complex floral elements of harmony and balance, scale and proportion, dominance and contrast are taught here.
  • The fundamental principles of design called grouping is shown and practised.
  • LEARN the technique of creating a conceptual arrangement in oasis.
  • Please be advised that the classes/sessions will not run if a minimum of 5 persons are not booked by the Wednesday before the weekend dates listed.

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Beginner Module 4 - Contemporary and minimal design principles and elements and create 3 arrangements

Duration 4hrs
CostR2200.00 vat inclusive price
Includes  Three designs are made and only one is for take home (prestige glassware is used for the remaining two and costs for these are available on request)
  • Using three different containers see and practise making three conceptual designs that are contemporary and minimal.
  • Minimal, Ethnic and Modern contemporary ideas are created and completed using elegant and sophisticated designs.
  • Get familiar with knowing how to assess Virtual and Non Virtual space and when to work in each respectively based on this contemporary principle of designing using minimal floral forms and containers.
  • Learn to know which flowers and greenery are more suitable for this style of work.
  • Tricks and tips to use of floral accessories to maximise minimal effects are shown.
  • The complex floral techniques of massing, blocking, bundling and layering are taught and practised here.
  • Parallel design is also practised.
  • The fundamental principles of contemporary minimal work are introduced.
  • Please be advised that the classes/sessions will not run if a minimum of 5 persons are not booked by the Wednesday before the weekend dates listed.

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Continue to Advanced floral styling (weekend course)


 

Book and Pay

Pay for each module individually or select a package option

Package 1 - Beginner and intermediate 1 floral styling (Module 1-4)

Total cost if paid individually – R7 580.00
Save 430 and only pay R7 150.00 (vat inclusive)

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Package 2 - Intermediate 2 floral styling (Module 5-8)

Total cost, only pay R7 150.00 (vat inclusive)

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Package 3 - Advanced floral styling (weekend)

Two and a half day, weekend course
Total cost, only pay R7 150.00 (vat inclusive)

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Package 4 - Wedding course (weekend)

Two and a half day, weekend course
Total cost, only pay R7 500.00 (vat inclusive)

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