Floral Design: A Cast of Characters

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45 min
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Are you aware that a floral design has a specific cast of characters just like your favorite play or TV drama? This class explains the roles of flower types and intricate interplay between them in an arrangement.


What you'll learn

This foundational class in the Floral Design series provides information about flowers that play leading and supporting roles. Participants will be introduced to the color wheel and learn about complementary and monochromatic palettes. Class content is rounded out with an explanation of the importance of balance, visual weight, and scale when developing floral designs.

Each class in the series offers tangible advice and specific guidance on an aspect of floral design. Classes may be taken in any order. Participants will leave each lesson with new skills and a downloadable topic-specific hand-out that showcases key concepts accumulated over my 12-year career. Live interaction with the instructor and other participants ensures that each class is unique and we all learn something new!

Participants attending 4 or 8 classes will receive a certificate of completion to acknowledge their dedication to this learning journey.

Classes in this series:

- Introduction
- A Cast of Characters 
- Tools of the Trade
- Containers and Accessories
- Top 10 Tips to Keep Flowers Fresh
- Sourcing Flowers 
- Preserving Flowers
- Floral Inspired Crafts

This class is perfect for

Creative spirits looking for an outlet, avid gardeners looking for ways to share their bounty, or entrepreneurs considering a boutique business venture based on floral design will benefit from this course.
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Meet Sandy McVey,

Your teacher

Helping people learn is an intrinsic part of my nature. As a youth I was called a “natural teacher.” I remember as early as third-grade being paired with a struggling classmate. It was natural that I would gravitate to instructional design and the benefits of educational technology for a career. As much as I love what computers have done to transform our lives, another side of me needs to create tangible art. 12 years ago I found my perfect passion path through floral design. Showcasing the principles and sharing inspiration through collaborative teaching experiences bring me much joy.

What to bring

Notebook and pen

How to participate

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