The Ranch Tuesday 7-9 September Start 9 weeks £80
Pantygraigwen Rd, Pantygraigwen, Pontypridd, CF37 2RR
Wild Flowers and a Wreath
(please note the gaps in the schedule. These are due to school holidays or my other teaching commitments) Please bring paper and pen for notes
Each week please bring, PME/FMM/Jem modelling tools, non stick board, white florist wires to incl 18, 20, 24, 26, 28g, white nile green florist tape, edible glue and brush, cornflour, Polystyrene dummy and box large enough to hold flowers while working, small sharp scissors, small rolling pin, knife/scalpel. Foam flower pad, Flower paste (I use Squires kitchen) or Cold Porcelain (a blend of Modena and Artista Soft Deluxe, spaintbrushes for dusting (I use no.6/8 filbert brushes) and palette, pliers/cutters
Week 1 10/9/19 – Wheat – 20g white wires, beige florist tape, beige flowerpaste (50g), small sharp scissors, Dresden, cream and nutkin brown dusts
Week 2 17/9/19- Poppy – Red flower paste (50g), pale green flowerpaste (15g), 28g white wires, poppy cutter and veiner (or rose petal cutters and all purpose petal veiner plus jem 12 a/b frilling stick, spoons, black cotton, or small black stamen
Week 3 24/9/19 – Poppy and Assemble – red and black dust colour, plus lemon and moss green dusts, paint brushes and palettes, nile green florist tape, bud vase to display
Week 4 1/10/19- - Cinnamon Sticks – beige flower paste (50-100g), 20g white wires, cream, brown and nutkin dust colours, brown florist tape
Week 5 12/11/19 – Pine Cones – daisy plunger cutters 20 mm and 27mm , beige flowerpaste 100g, 20g white wires, brown florist tape, brown and nutkin dust colours, brushes and palette
Week 6 19/11/19 – Pine Cones – as last week
Week 7 26/11/19 – Baubles and Stockings – small polystyrene balls in chosen colours , 24g florist wires, chosen sugarpaste colour and cmc (or flowerpaste) plus a metallic colour and Nielsen massey lemon extract. Spray glaze or glaze to paint and a disposable brush
Week 8 2/12/19- Orange Slices – white flowerpaste, optional orange slice mould or make by hand using modelling tools, lemon, orange and red dust colours, brush and palette, 24g wires and brown florist tape
Week 9 10/12/19 – Assemble Wreath - all items plus ribbons in chosen colours – thin to wrap around cinnamon sticks and thick for bow to hand wreath (or bring an iced cake to sit the wreath on), spare wires as previously plus brown florist tape and a pre made wooden wreath in your chosen size (try artificial floral supplies)
Want to see previous subjects?
Left are subjects the six weekly classes completed in the summer term 2018. My examples left were created alongside the students work so you see it created as well as creating it yourself.
Top row: Tues 7-9, Wed 10-12; Mon 7-9
Bottom: Mon 10-12; Wed 6-8; Tues 10-1
Subjects for the next term are always chosen by existing students who have first refusal on the next term places.
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Autumn Term weekly class places are now available to book in the shop.