Woodland/Botanical Couture Workshop in the Studio on December 8, 9 & 10

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 8, 9 & 10, 2014, 9AM to 4PM

Class size limited to 5 students.

Lunch 12PM to 1PM

All tools will be provided.


Woodland Arrangements

In this workshop you will learn the mechanics behind creating textural and detailed designs that will expand the way you think about flowers. We will discuss and design personal flowers, unique centerpieces and ceremony arrangements. This workshop offers practical, hands-on experience that will further develop your own skills and increase your confidence to explore outside the box. After a demonstration of techniques and mechanics, you will design your own pieces.

For Françoise, the Woodlands sprouted from a childhood memory that took a life of its own. Using foliage, bark, berries, seedpods, twigs, mushrooms, herbs and some flowers, we’ll explore how to make woodland bouquets as well as centerpieces. You will hone your artistic talents and will be encouraged to listen to your own intuition and further your own vision.

Botanical Couture

We’ll explore different ideas for botanical headpieces, purses and jewelry; we will discuss sourcing materials and the mechanics involved to create a variety of these unique designs.

To register and for lodging information, click here.

botanical headpiece, Francoise Weeks

photo: Ted Mishima

botanical purse, Francoise Weeks

Joni Photo

botanical flower ring, Francoise Weeks

woodland bouquet 3, Françoise Weeks

photo: Sara Gray

woodland arrangement, Francoise Weeks

photo: Ted Mishima

woodland centerpiece with blue accent 1, Françoise Weeks


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