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Booklet-1: Flower Arranging with 15 Contemporary Floral Design Ideas and Techniques
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Booklet 1 was the first in a series of new booklets and books and features 15 floral design ideas and techniques with a flavour of autumn/winter. Each suggested idea is supported with full colour photography to show the completed arrangement and comprehensive narrative to explain how the technique is implemented.
For the suggested self-made containers â€“ colour photography provides a breakdown of how the container is made until its completion/final design and is supported by a comprehensive description of the construction process.
The focus of the materials used is that they are inexpensive; some purchased from pound shops or from regular floral wholesalers.
Booklet-1 is written for Contemporary floral designers and for those wishing to increase their floral design skills.
Each booklet has 18 internal pages showing full colour photographs and supporting text in an A5 landscape format.
As an experienced Flower Arranging and Floristry teacher and demonstrator Gill McGregor specialised in Contemporary Floral design and knows how important it is to include Contemporary ideas and techniques within floral designs to create Floral Designs with distinction.
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Flower Arranging Credentials
Gill has performed 100s of Floral Art demonstrations and entertained 1000s of club members at NAFAS Flower Clubs in the London and Overseas, Home Counties, East of England, Kent, BBO and Surrey Areas. A Flower arranger since the age of 11, Gill was on the adult flower arrangers, competitorâ€™s circuit at the age of 14; winning a host of different competitions and awards. At 16 Gill performed her first Floral Art demonstration and became a qualified NAFAS Flower Arranging demonstrator in 1992. As a fully qualified Flower Arranger Gill has taught Traditional Flower Arranging and Contemporary Floral Art classes and workshops; receiving hosts of compliments for their course content and her teaching delivery. For many years Gill was a Floral Art scheme adviser for City and Guilds and wrote the current suite of C&G Level 1-3 Flower Arranging qualifications. Flower Arranging has always been Gillâ€™s passion and she continually strives to design and develop new Floral Art Techniques and Designs for the Floral Art World.
Gill McGregor NDSF is a fully qualified florist holding the Society of Floristry NDSF Diploma, equivalent to the current Level 5 C&G Floristry qualification, a fully qualified Further Education (FE) teacher and the holder of the Certificate of Education. Gill's expertise for developing courses is achieved through her vast experiences; in the management of thriving retail floristry businesses in London for 12 years, running a floral and balloon decorating business specialising in wedding designs and decor and participating in wedding fashion shows. As Gillâ€™s passion and enthusiasm for teaching developed Gill successfully grew and headed up an OFSTED Grade 1 Floristry department in a specialist FE College for many years.
Heavily involved in the promotion of the Florist industry Gill participated in the writing of City and Guilds Floristry qualifications for over 20 years and has demonstrated Floristry skills and techniques at eminent Floristry shows in the UK, Essen, Paris and Kansas. Gill received the prestigious City and Guilds silver medal (highest accolade) for her achievement in the Level 4 Floristry Business Procedures qualification in the UK. Over the years Gill has taught 100s of Floristry students with many running successful businesses in London and the Home Counties.
Courses run in idyllic local settings which include character hotels and approved facilities in the Hertfordshire - London ⁄ Middlesex, Cheshunt, Goffs Oak and Waltham Abbey; dependent on anticipated course delegate numbers. Refreshments are provided.