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One-time registration in the Floral Design Certificate program. All applicable floral design courses taken in a 6 year period, regardless of when you register, will be counted towards the certificate.
A schedule has not been set up for this event
Prerequisites: Fundamentals I & II.

Wednesdays, May 22 to June 12, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.


Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 22/05/2019 and ending 12/06/2019 at 6:30PM
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Single class scheduled on 23/05/2019 at 7:00PM
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Single class scheduled on 25/05/2019 at 1:00PM
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Single class scheduled on 29/05/2019 at 7:00PM
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Single class scheduled on 30/05/2019 at 7:00PM
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Single class scheduled on 03/06/2019 at 6:30PM
Pre-requisites: Fundamentals I & II.

Tuesdays, June 4 to 25, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 04/06/2019 and ending 25/06/2019 at 6:30PM
Wednesdays, June 5 to 26, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Classes scheduled every week on Wednesday starting 05/06/2019 and ending 26/06/2019 at 6:30PM
Saturday & Sunday, June 8 & 9, 1 to 4 p.m.

Irregular classes scheduled starting 08/06/2019 and ending 09/06/2019 at 1:00PM
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Single class scheduled on 10/06/2019 at 7:00PM
Thursdays, June 13 to Aug. 15, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 13/06/2019 and ending 15/08/2019 at 10:00AM
Thursdays, June 13 to Aug. 15, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Classes scheduled every week on Thursday starting 13/06/2019 and ending 15/08/2019 at 10:00AM
Saturday & Sunday, June 15 & 16, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Irregular classes scheduled starting 15/06/2019 and ending 16/06/2019 at 10:00AM
Saturdays, June 15 & 22

Rain dates: Sundays, June 16 & 23

Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 15/06/2019 and ending 22/06/2019 at 1:00PM
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Single class scheduled on 20/06/2019 at 6:30PM
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Single class scheduled on 25/06/2019 at 7:00PM
Take all four sessions, or take individuals ones. Week 1: linocut printmaking; week 2: cyanotype printing; week 3: paper bird kites, and week 4: pinhole camera photography.

Saturdays, July 6 to 27, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 06/07/2019 and ending 27/07/2019 at 10:00AM
Learn techniques for creating original handmade prints. You will first be shown how to draw and carve a block of Softoleum (a premium grade of linoleum) using native trees leaves as the subject matter. Alan will then demonstrate how to ink the block and use a registration board for creating the final print. You will leave with 6 beautiful prints, carved Softoleum block and the knowledge of how to set up a linocut workspace at home. Printing inks are archival quality and oil-based, but has been modified to clean up with soap and water. Old clothes or apron are recommended.
Single class scheduled on 06/07/2019 at 10:00AM
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Single class scheduled on 07/07/2019 at 1:00PM
Prerequisites: Fundamentals I & II.

Tuesdays, July 9 to 30, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Classes scheduled every week on Tuesday starting 09/07/2019 and ending 30/07/2019 at 6:30PM
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Single class scheduled on 10/07/2019 at 7:00PM
Lean how to create stunning art prints using plants found in the ravine. Alan will explain each stage of the Cyanotype process including how to coat paper with light-sensitive chemistry and steps for developing an image. Youwill take home 8 original Cyanotype prints. Chemicals are non-toxic, but wearing old clothing or an apron is recommended.
Single class scheduled on 13/07/2019 at 10:00AM
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Single class scheduled on 16/07/2019 at 6:30PM
Birds have long been associated with kite artists from Japan and China. This workshop will take inspiration from the orient and you will learn how make a kite using traditional materials of bamboo and mulberry paper. For a twist, local material found growing in the ravine will be incorporated. Once the kites are built, with guidance from Alan, you will decorate your kite to resemble a bird found in Wilket Creek.
Single class scheduled on 20/07/2019 at 10:00AM
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Single class scheduled on 21/07/2019 at 10:00AM
Learn how to make a classic pinhole camera and how to take photos around the TBG gardens. Alan will also demonstrate how to print the photos in a traditional darkroom setting. You will leave with up to 10 prints measuring 5 x 7 inches and the knowledge of how to continue making photos at home in a pop-up darkroom.
Single class scheduled on 27/07/2019 at 10:00AM
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Single class scheduled on 07/08/2019 at 6:30PM
Must register by Aug. 7.
Single class scheduled on 14/08/2019 at 6:30PM
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Single class scheduled on 18/08/2019 at 1:00PM
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Single class scheduled on 19/08/2019 at 7:00PM
List of materials and supplies to purchase will be sent before the start of the workshop.

Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 24 & 25, 1 to 4 p.m.

Irregular classes scheduled starting 24/08/2019 and ending 25/08/2019 at 1:00PM
TORONTO BOTANICAL GARDEN, 777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto, ON CANADA | 416-397-1341 | info@torontobotanicalgarden.ca