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About the Course
Build on your skills and develop personal projects using more exotic materials. The course includes a trip to a flower market.
Who is this course for
Anyone who has attended beginners floristry and wants to learn more advanced techniques or work more independently with the support of a tutor.
You will need to have some dexterity in your hands and fingers, however additional support is available if required - please contact the department for advice.
What does this course cover
You will practice a more advanced range of traditional, contemporary and experimental techniques in floral design and create arrangements and sculptures for different occasions, seasons, friends and family or just for pleasure.
You will also learn about the other materials you'll need for floristry and safe working practices.
What will it be like
Practical arranging and designing in class
One-to-one support and feedback from the tutor
Group work and discussion
Advice on photography and compiling a portfolio
What else do you need to buy or do
From week 2 you will need to buy your own flowers and foliage - the tutor will advise you on the types of flowers and foliage to purchase each week and where to do this at a reasonable cost.
Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’
Please get in touch via the links above for more details or to book your place.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
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