Design 101 – Virtual Design Class
Sun, Oct 2, 2022 9:00 AM - Tue, Oct 4, 2022 3:00 PM PDT
Ticket Sales end on Sept. 23, 2022
$249 - $349
Making beautiful, impactful and profitable designs is a skill that requires practice and attention to detail. Join us for this in-depth virtual class as we explore key design elements using simple mechanics, effective use of product and design tips to maximize impact and perceived value. We will also cover care and handling, essential design techniques, holiday efficiency, leaf manipulation, creative accessorizing and valuable advice that you will take to the design bench with confidence.
This class is best suited for newer designers and those looking to elevate their skills and reinforce best practices. The class will be conducted in a virtual setting with hard goods* provided. Students will complete 8-9 hands-on projects throughout the workshop and have the opportunity for one-on-one coaching session with the instructor.
Instructed by: Tom Bowling AIFD, PFCI
The Business of Celebrating Life - In Person Design Class
Sunday Oct. 16th thru Tuesday Oct. 18th
Ticket Sales end on Oct. 11th, 2022
$699 - $799
In telling a life story, we are helping family and friends connect and celebrate the departed and it is important that we help communicate this story in a creative and sensitive way. Today’s sympathy market is increasingly focused on celebrations of life, flowers to the home and multi-purpose designs. During this class we will also share how to incorporate keepsakes into your work, selling techniques, pricing and alternative mechanics.
The class will be conducted in an in-person classroom setting at Smither’s Oasis US headquarters with flowers and hard goods provided. Students will complete at least 4 hands-on projects throughout the workshop, with lots of one-on-one coaching provided. Attendees will also enjoy a tour of Smither’s Oasis facilities and learn about their research and development process along with the opportunity to work with some of their new products.