Floral Design Classes

Learn the art of floral design and flower arranging through hands-on workshops and demonstrations.  Courses include traditional and modern styles of floral art and instruction in a variety of settings, ranging from step-by-step classes to sophisticated workshops and programs.

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Class Schedule April-August 2017

Lunchtime Lecture: Say It with Color! | April 12

David Pippin shows you how to create a colorful arrangment by using hues of monochromatic colors to produce a sophisticated, subtle effect.

Basic Floral Design, Part 2 | April 25, 27, May 2, 4, 9 

This class continues Mimi Cassick’s beginning class:  expand your knowledge of composition, cut flower preparation, and mechanics for various types of arrangements.

The Nuts and Bolts of Floral Design | June 6, 13, 20, 27 

Continue exploring elements and principles of design with instructor Mimi Cassick and how they apply in floral design.  Learn how to plan floral designs or arrangements from how to choose your flowers and how many to buy, to how to create a theme.

Natural Design Styles | July 20, 27  NEW

This two-part class on natural design styles explores the use of floral materials in ways that mimic a landscape in miniature.  Instructor: Mimi Cassick

Basic Floral Design, Part 1 | August 8, 10, 15, 17, 22

Learn how to create the basic shapes and styles of floral designs—the building blocks for true creativity.  This course will introduce you to techniques and styles commonly used by professionals.   Instructor: Mimi Cassick

Lunchtime Lecture: Farm to Table: Arranging with Locally Sourced Materials | September 21 (date change!)

Designer David Pippin creates arrangements from materials found locally, and, as a plus, shows you techniques to stabilize your arrangements without the use of floral foam or other petroleum-based products.

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