AC9400

Christmas floristry creations

Kennaway Centre, Exmouth

Who is this course for?

No experience necessary.

This course is for all levels.

Course content

Come and create a beautiful Christmas wreath.

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 wreaths.

Practise your skills and then create a beautiful Christmas inspired wreath.

Develop your confidence designing with foliage and take home a beautiful wreath.

Support and feedback

To find out how you are getting on, you will have one-to-one discussions with your tutor.

If you feel you require any support for your learning, please talk to a tutor or centre staff who will arrange for you to receive support or talk to a learning support tutor. Any information given will be treated confidentially.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged 19 or over on 31st August 2019 and your household income below £16.009.50 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details

Additional costs and requirements

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.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged 19 or over on 31st August 2019 and your household income below £16.009.50 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Not required

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, Adult and Community education.

DayThursday
Start date12 Dec 2019
End date12 Dec 2019
Start time10:00
End time15:30
Cost£33
Concessions not available
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