EAST OF ENGLAND AREA OF NAFAS
CERTIFICATED COURSE IN FLOWER ARRANGING
East of England Area Complete Course in Flower Arranging.
CERTIFICATE ONE "Foundation in Floral Artistry" is achieved in two years
Health & Safety,
BASIC- mechanics, tools/equipment, bases, foams, containers.
Preservation of Plant Material
Elements and Principles of Design,
Characteristics of Traditional Floral Designs and Contemporary Floral Designs
Practical Designs: Round, Vertical, Linear, Triangle, Assym Triangle, Parallel, Crescents, Hogarth
(NOTE: contemporary techniques and designs will be taught throughout the complete course)
Designs for special occasions
Photographing the Designs
Preservation of plant material and uses - Skeletonising, Dessicants, Microwave, Waxing and Include making skeleton phormium leaf
Named crafts - Swags, Garlands, Plaque, Pressed Pictures, Collage, Palisade, Montage, Pave/Tapestry, Screens.
Miscellaneous Designs, Landscape, Seascape, Still Life, Mobile/Stamobile, Miniature/Petite, Modern Cascade,
Show Work and Festivals, Understanding & Planning, Terminology.
Competitors Manual, What is Plant Material?
Interpretive Designs, including all foliage, plants & flowers, Incorporating fruit & Vegetables
Making container/s using one/more process/es,
Design Boards and Inspiration from many sources
Sources: Architecture, Environment, People, Arts, etc.
Design and progression from the design board
Environmental Studies, Land Art, Driftwood (Cleaning and colouring driftwood and uses)
Art in the Environment
CERTIFICATE TWO " Further Study of Floral Artistry" is achieved in two years
Historical Periods & Inspiration for Today (Covers all Periods)
3 Period Designs
3 Designs inspired by period
International Influences - Dutch, Italian, French, German, Scandinavian, Belgium and others
6 Practical Arrangements,
Looking at Floristry for inspiration
Designing for today ( foam free mechanics)
Large Scale Designs & Installations, Large Pedestals
Traditional English Pedestal, Modern Pedestal,
Working in Groups,
Contemporary Designs and Techniques - (FLEXIBLE)
Ikebana and Minimalism, Abstract
Paint Techniques, Working with variety of Materials
Sculpture, Structures, Containers etc. as appropriate for today
Further Designs and Techniques - (FLEXIBLE)
CERTIFICATE THREE "Higher Level of Floral Artistry"
Flower Arranging is forever evolving. It may be that you enjoy the learning process and wish to continue with other ideas.
The course is flexible and it is for you to decide how much or how little to do.
IF YOU REQUIRE MORE INFORMATION PLEASE EMAIL THE EDUCATION REPRESENTATIVE.