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Floral Design Certification Program

Floral Cert: Sympathy Design  

This class is designed for individuals interested in pursuing floral design as a career and prepares students in the design and arrangement of flowers used in sympathy arrangements. Topics include floral preparation, floral selection, traditional sympathy designs such as a casket saddle, a standing spray, and standing baskets. Students will also work with contemporary designs such as a casket cross, rosary, and a casket heart. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 25728     Registration: $129    Course Fee: $275    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   3/23/2015 - 4/1/2015    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:45 PM  4 sessions
Location: Harford Technical High School    Instructor: D. Flack

Floral Certification: Wedding Design  

This class is designed for individuals interested in pursuing floral design as a career and prepares students in the design and creation of flowers necessary to do a complete wedding. Topics include current wedding styles and trends, the care and handling of wedding flowers, bridal bouquets, corsages, church flowers, reception decor, and centerpieces. Students must have basic floral design skills to register for this class. Prerequisite: Introduction to Floral Design or permission from the instructor. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 45772     Registration: $125    Course Fee: $270    
Meeting Day(s): Mon.   11/10/2014 - 12/1/2014    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:45 PM  4 sessions
Location: Harford Technical High School    Instructor: D. Flack

Floral Design, Advanced  

Explore the basic principles of artistic floral design, the history of floral design, color coordination, design construction techniques, and floral design nomenclature. This course covers the construction of basic geometric designs, accessory usage, container selection, the proper use and maintenance of tools of the trade, and the skills necessary to select and use quality materials in design construction. Learn basic care, processing, packaging and storage of perishable and non-perishable materials used in floral design and examine the identifications, availability, grading, and characteristics of the materials. **One class will be designated as a field trip to the local floral wholesaler (date to be determined by the instructor on the first night of class). Transcript available. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 25729     Registration: $249    Course Fee: $250    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   4/9/2015 - 5/28/2015    Time: 6:30 PM - 9:45 PM  8 sessions
Location: Harford Technical High School    Instructor: D. Flack

Happy Holidays  

Flowers can brighten any room and with the perfect arrangement, they can add a beautiful holiday touch to your home. The only thing that can make flowers more special is creating a design yourself. Using a perfect combination of bright reds, greens, white flowers, and accessories, you can design an arrangment that welcomes the holidays to your home. Great as a gift, too... if you can part with it.
Course: 45642     Registration: $31    Course Fee: $31    
Meeting Day(s): Mon.   12/22/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  1 session
Location: Harford Technical High School    Instructor: D. Flack

Introduction to Floral Design  

Create colorful, eye-catching, fresh floral arrangements. Course presents the basic principles of floral design to both the prospective professional and the hobbyist. Take home a completed arrangement each week. Supply fee includes fresh flowers, containers, and equipment for each project. Transcript available. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Course: 25221     Registration: $98    Course Fee: $89    
Meeting Day(s): Tues.   3/3/2015 - 4/14/2015    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM  6 sessions
Location: Harford Technical High School    Instructor: F. Gradishar

St. Patrick's Day Design  

Celebrate St. Paddy's Day with a pup o'green flowers in a basket for the holiday. You won't have to clean up after this cute pup!
Course: 25758     Registration: $29    Course Fee: $32    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   3/12/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  1 session
Location: Harford Technical High School    Instructor: D. Flack

Thanksgiving Table Design  

Create a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. Using the rich colors of fall and fruits of the season, you will create a fall foilage ring that encircles a pool of glowing tealights.
Course: 45636     Registration: $31    Course Fee: $31    
Meeting Day(s): Mon.   11/24/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  1 session
Location: Harford Technical High School    Instructor: D. Flack


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