These flower arrangements were designed and made by our students under the directions of our floral design instructor during a real lesson in the classroom of California Flower Art Academy
. When we are approached by a new student who has never learned floral designs or never had any experience of making flower arrangements, we usually recommend them to take lessons of Introductory Trial Budget Program
(for European arrangement) or Ikebana Short Seminar Program
(for Japanese traditional floral art). Both programs are short seminars for learning 2 of basic arrangements spending about 2.5 hours.
If they do not feel motivated to continue OR if they feel it is enough, they can stop taking any more lessons. This COULD often happen due to limited amount of budget . Anyway it is fully up to each student if or not he/she should continue taking any more lessons or not.
From student to student it is different how they feel about our lesson and how they evaluate the way we teach. By taking this way, students do not have to run a risk. Namely they can minimize the risk of making a "wrong" choice of school. When we have a student from a distant place such as from outside of California, we cannot do this way. However when it comes to local students who live in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley (near San Jose), students can start from introductory program, which is good for a "risk" management. We call this "S
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If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area or Silicon Valley and want to learn floral designs, why not join California Flower Art Academy
where you can learn flower arrangement by way of hands on training of ONE ON ONE instructions (semi private lesson). Just pick up your favorite program from a Wide Range of Programs
considering your budget, taste and purpose of learning flower arrangements.
You can start taking lessons at any time you like as far as we have space available and received the payment of tuition from you. For more information or questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org