Art as Inspiration: A Masterful approach to Floral Design May 31 2018
Spring greetings students,
I am excited to announce The Floral Studio is blooming at Silvermine Art Center. The Silvermine campus, located in the bucolic Connect countryside, has the scent of creativity in the air...perfect setting for styling nature with a masterful approach to floral deign. You are invited to join our floral adveantures in the artistry of flower arranging.
Yours in Beatuy,
find us under Special Studios
Call 203 996.6668 x2
Pretty in Pink...Peony: A study in Pink
Peony: A Study in Pink : Peony Pallette
Friday | 10am-12:30pm | $150
One-Day | May 11
The secret beauty of a peony is lushly romantic. With her gorgeous pink palettes and intoxicating fragrance, it is no wonder peonies are the blossom most loved by floral designers and floral enthusiasts. This workshop will focuses on floral techniques and the monochromatic styling of the color pink. With hands-on demonstration and creative process discussion, we will create floral art with sophisticated elegance spilling over with pink peonies, dusty miller and flowering vines. Student designs will carry from the studio a modern romantic floral design with a fresh from the garden charm. Great gift for Mother’s Day! Floral materials provided by the school: Lush peonies in monochromatic colors of Pink, Dusty Miller and Flowering Vines in a French garden container. All materials are include
Spring Spectacular...NY 28th Street Market Tour
Tour of New York Floral Market with 10% Discount at Jamali
Join us as we explore the amazing flower market of New York City, located in the Chelsea district of Manhattan. Our tour will visit the leading fresh floral and flowering branch suppliers. See the latest trends in floral containers and vases at Jamali, the number one choice of leading floral designers worldwide. Purchases can be made during tour. Exclusive to participants of tour a 10% discount at Jamali. Time of departure and meeting place will be given with your registration confirmation. Included is the entrance fee to the Market.
Your Fashionistas...Mother's day Floral Jewelry:Cuff Bracelet May 12
Come and join the fun creating wearable floral bracelets. In our interactive classes kids will have a blast being creative by sculpturing soft colorful aluminum wire into jewelry frames and then gluing fresh flowers, colorful faux gems, berries and moss on to their one of kind floral frame. Our budding jewelry designers will leave class with beautiful and whimsical handcrafted gems of wearable art.
Art as Inspiration: A Masterful Approach to Floral Design May 31
Art as Inspiration: A Masterful Approach to Floral Design
Thursday | 10am-12:30pm | $150
One-Day | May 31
The color palette and textures in flowers are the brushstrokes on the canvas of floral art that make for a masterful approach to Floral Design. Art in the Silvermine Galleries will be our inspiration as we explore the beauty of composition, movement and shape found in art and nature. With hands-on demonstration of floral design techniques students will learn the use of complementary colors and the crafting of depth with textural floral material. Students will leave the studio with a floral arrangement that is a gallery artwork in itself. Floral material provided by the school: Lush Garden Roses, Hydrangea, Hypercom Berries, Dusty Miller, Green Trick Dianthus and Vanda Orchids in Ti Leaf lined glass pedestal vase.
Visions of Queen Victoria...Antique Garden Roses in Blue Mason Jar June 8
One Night Stands:
All Levels are Welcome
Here is an opportunity to experience various forms of fine art in a relaxed and fun atmosphere, without the long commitment. These mini evening workshops are perfect for participants with no experience in the arts or for those who have experience but not in that area of study. Each session will have a different instructor and a different art experience. You can invite your spouse, friends and family to spend time together while creating works of art and enjoying each other’s company. You are welcome to bring a bottle of wine and some snacks, and be creative. These workshops are for ages 17 and up only. Art materials will be provided for all workshops.
Antique Garden Roses in Blue Mason Jar
Friday | 7pm-9pm | June 8
$50 per session
Our creative inspiration is from 19th and 20th century English gardens blooming with delicate antique roses with names like amnesia, quick sand and early grey. Come join a fragrant filled evening learning the easy techniques for crafting a romantic hand-tied rose bouquet with stems wrapped in a green leaf for the opulent feeling of a bygone era. A blue Mason jar container is the perfect complement in creating a just picked from the garden floral design with Victorian charm. Through demonstration, discussions and step-by-step hands-on instruction, student designers will leave class with a beautifully crafted floral design expressing their creative vision.
Twirling Tulips...Circles: Floating Flower Mandala June 12
Circles: Floating Flower Mandala
Tuesday | 10am-12:30pm | $150
One-Day | June 12
From ancient times, the study of circles in art and floral design are among those that lead the artist’s mind on and turn it to the vision of beauty. Our class will explore the visual aspects of blossoms that are wrapped and submerged below the waterline for a fresh look in floral art. The simple techniques taught by hands-on demonstration and discussion of the creative process will inspire personal artistic expression in floral art. Students will leave the studio with a mandala of sculptural French Tulips and Willow Branches circling underwater displaying an exotic elegance only nature can reveal. Floral materials provided by the school: Elegant French Tulips, Fresh Willow Branches in glass vase.