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Good Afternoon Teachers 

There will be an upcoming CTAERN Floral Design workshop on Tuesday, August 4th.  This is a virtual workshop with an opportunity for hands on designing at the end.  The workshop will walk through various examples of each design principle, what judges are looking for when they score your students at the FFA Floral Design CDE and tips to help your students. You will see examples of bad, ok, and good design principles, what makes them that way, and how to improve them.

The workshop is open to 150 teachers. 

This workshop will take place via zoom and link will be sent to the registered participants on the CTAERN Website.  If you are a new teacher or new to your school system, you will need to talk with your system CTAE Director to gain access to your log in and password to register for CTAERN classes. 


Floral Design – Principles of Floral Design Virtual Workshop
CTAERN 6657

Tuesday, August 4th 

Via ZOOM - Virtual Workshop

 

9:00am – Welcome and Introduction of speaker

9:15 – Importance of principles of design in floral design – why you need to be teaching the principles!

9:30 – Overview of Floral Design scorecard for FFA Floral Design CDE

10:00 – Walk through the design elements – the good, the bad, the ugly

Walk through of various examples of each design principle, what judges are looking for when they score and tips to help your students – see examples of bad, ok, and good design principles, what makes them that way, and how to improve them

10:00 - 10:20 - Balance

10:20 – 10:40 – Color

10:40 – 10:50     Break

10:50 – 11:10 – Category Interpretation

11:10 – 11:30 - Focal Emphasis

11:30 – 12:00 – Creativity

12:00 – 1:00 – break for lunch

1:00 – Walk through the design elements continued

1:00 – 1:20 - Depth

1:20 – 1:40 - Line

1:40 – 2:00 - Scale

2:00 – 2:10 – Break

2:10 – 2:20 – Unity

2:20 - 2:45 – Mechanics

2:45 – 3:00 – Break

3:00 – 4:00 – Designing with natural materials – using cuttings from campus or your yard to teach the

principles of design 



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Melissa Riley
Central Region Ag Education
Horticulture Teacher
1005 State University Drive,  Box 4060
Fort Valley, GA 31030
office - 478-825-6067
cell - 478-973-4071