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Contemporary Floral Designs with Spring Flowers
5 Weeks | $195 | In-Class

Enjoy the abundance of flowers blooming this spring! Students of all levels are welcomed in this Floral Design course where we will learn the art of contemporary floral arranging through demonstrations and hands-on practice. Together we will learn about container selection, design theory, care and handling of cut flowers while working with a variety of Spring seasonal cut flowers and foliage. 

What You Will Learn:

  • How to use spring seasonal flowers to create a floral design.
  • The basics on proper use of tools, care of plant materials and basic design and construction.
  • The Principles of Design: Composition, unity, proportion/scale, balance, accent/repetition, harmony and rhythm are the primary ingredients in every floral design.           
  • Elements of Design: Line, form, space, color and texture are the interpretive components used to create distinctive floral designs.


Quarters Offered: Spring | In-Class
Course Fee: $195
Prerequisite: none
Note: A weekly, pre-paid materials fee of $30 will be collected by instructor to cover all materials to be transformed into arrangements & brought home to be enjoyed. Please bring $60 to 1st class meeting along with floral knife, wire cutters, clippers & scissors to use in class. Professional floral knives may be purchased for $20 in class.
Contact: For more information about this course, please email ahl@ucsd.edu.

Course Number: ART-81510
Credit: 0.00 unit(s)