Floristry for Christmas
Who is this course for?
All levels are welcome.
Come and create a beautiful Christmas table decoration.
Be inspired by the vibrant colours and textures of seasonal foliage.
You will learn to select appropriate foliage for the theme.
Consider colour, texture, mass and void.
Explore traditional and contemporary floral table decorations.
Practise your skills and then create a beautiful Christmas inspired arrangement.
Support and feedback
You will get continual support and feedback from your tutor throughout the course and have opportunities to discuss and review your progress.
Additional costs and requirements
No experience necessary.
All sundries are provided.
Some seasonal foliage samples will be available to show the range of foliage available for inspiration.
Please bring secateurs or scissors.
Please bring gloves.
Please bring a variety of seasonal foliage such as winter shrub stems, pine cones and your choice of decorative elements like ribbon and baubles.
Bring along some seasonal floristry images for inspiration.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
About the tutor
With Deborah as your tutor, expect enthusiasm and passion for the subjects’ taught, in a calming, inclusive, fun and inspiring environment. You will have time to enjoy the creative process, learn new skills, improve your mental and physical wellbeing and gain motivation to progress and achieve your personal best.
Deborah graduated from Saint Martin’s School of Art with a BA (Hons) Degree in Graphic Design and also achieved an MA Degree in Graphic Design, at Central Saint Martin’s. She has gained many unique experiences, collaborating with other artists and designers.
Deborah is from the West Country, where she runs her own Art, Craft, Design and Horticulture business. She is a practising artist, designer and gallery owner. She has exhibited and sold art work in the South West of England, Scotland and London.
She has recently won a Gold Award for Garden Design and has created Art and Design work for the BBC and MTV. She has also worked at the Tate Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Deborah has been interviewed on BBC Radio about her creative approach to teaching courses, where she passionately promotes the creative use and benefits of sustainable materials, especially plants. Her Sketch, Sculpt and Plant Walks are multi-sensory and interactive in the natural environment. Her work transcends the boundaries of genre and media: it’s thought-provoking work about the pressing concerns of the day and is often refreshingly humorous.
Deborah has a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, from the University of London, Institute of Education, specialising in Art and Design. She is a qualified teacher of Art, Craft, Design and Horticulture. She has taught learners of all ages and abilities, for many years. She has been a Head of Art and Design. She teaches across Primary, Secondary, Alternative Provision, and Adult and Community education.