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ADVANCED FLORAL DESIGN COURSE
One day a week – will be running on the Monday each week.
Plus one study day.
7 October 2013
10:00am – 4:00pm with some early starts at the flower market
This course is designed to encourage you to develop your own unique style of design, taking the skills and knowledge you already posses through to a more advanced level in the principles and application of flower design. During this course you will be introduced to business enterprise topics and activities and work related themes through a series of practical and structured learning sessions.
You will encounter all aspects of commercial floral design; selecting, buying at the wholesale market, costing, time management, marketing, business planning and the all-important areas of promoting, and presenting yourself and your ideas.
Throughout the course you will be encouraged to build a portfolio of your work by demonstrating a variety of visual ideas using mixed media and featuring both experimental and traditional images of your work with flowers.
You will complete your studies equipped with the ability to design and install a wide variety of flower features, as well as have confidence in your own personal style and business acumen.
The Academy is awaiting approval from Greenwich University of a 30credit course at Level 7 (Post Graduate): Floral Design and Enterprise. This course can be taken in conjunction with the Advanced course and used towards a Graduate Certificate (Post Graduate level). The fees for the course are not included in the Advanced course fee and will be confirmed once the course is approved.
Summary and structure of the course
Conduct research into the historical influences on floral design and art, comparing and contrasting floral evolvement in style, cultures and continents.
The use of colour line and form in floral design, in particular using colour to create moods, emotions and experience in practical pieces.
Create flower installations which emphasise the design, structure, technique and dynamics for maximum impact.