Learn how to take a painterly approach to your floristry by
creating a free flowing, naturalistic design inspired by the Dutch
master aesthetic. Your masterpiece will be arranged in a footed
vessel using seasonal flowers and foliage grown on Rachel's flower
farm in Oxfordshire and foraged by you from the surrounding gardens
of West Dean.
Rachel will demonstrate how to photograph your work in a historic setting, and how with the right props and lighting you can enhance the painterly effect.
Rachel will demonstrate how to photograph your work in a historic setting at West Dean, and how with the right props and lighting you can enhance the painterly effect of your work. An image of your work will be sent to you after the course.
During the day you will learn about:
Selecting, picking and conditioning flowers and foliage
Natural-style floristry using foam free techniques
Styling and photographing floral designs
Timetable for one day courses
Students should arrive by 9am for registration.
Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm
Lunch is included.
Rachel is a flower farmer and floral designer who has been growing and arranging flowers for her business Green and Gorgeous for over ten years. She arranges her seasonal blooms for weddings as well as running courses at her farm in Oxfordshire. Her naturalistic style is illustrated in her book 'The Flower Book'.