Woodland Workshop in the Studio on February 16, 17 & 18

woodland arrangement on bark 4, Françoise Weeks

photo: Jamie Bosworth

Explore the many possibilities the woodlands have to offer and be inspired by the botanical treasures of the Pacific Northwest! Françoise’s absolute love for this style of arrangement stems from her time spent as a child in Switzerland. Foraging for a piece of wood or bark and moss and adding some wildflowers, she would make arrangements for her Mother while on summer hikes with her family in the Alps. Her woodland fairy creations have since bloomed into unique centerpieces and bouquets using the foliage of the Northwest as her muse. Detail is paramount in these layered, intricate creations. Gather ideas to express your creativity and learn to work with woodland materials found in nature!

Woodland Workshops are intensive and inspiring, providing insights and techniques developed over many years of European floral design. Classes begin with a lecture and presentation, where your input and questions are welcomed.

After a demonstration of floral techniques and mechanics, you will design your own pieces. You will hone your artistic talents, and will be encouraged to listen to your intuition and further your own vision. Classes are limited to five students to ensure valuable individual attention.

Dates: Monday February 16, Tuesday February 17, Wednesday February 18

Time: 9:30am til 4:30pm (1 hour lunch break)

Where: At Françoise’s Studio

Cost: $1,300 – A 50% deposit is requested to reserve your space; the balance is due February 2.

For more information or to register, please call 503-236-5829, email francoise@francoiseweeks.com or check  here

Some examples of what you will learn:

woodland bouquet 1 , Francoise Weeks

woodland bouquet 1, back, Francoise Weeks

woodland arrangement, Francoise Weeks

photo: Ted Mishima

Breakfast at Tiffany's Bridal Event, March 9, 2008

Joni Photo

woodland wreath, Zenith Vineyards, Francoise Weeks

photo: Erin Grace

botanical woodland headpiece, Francoise Weeks

photo: Ted Mishima

botanical woodland  boot, Françoise Weeks

 

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