Saturday, May 29 | One-Day | Virtual | Adults 16+ | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Channel Springtime by creating elegant and timeless paper florals that will last for multiple seasons. In this fun two-hour workshop for total beginners, you will learn the skills of how to use crepe paper to craft intricate petals and blooms to create ultra-realistic daffodils in a few simple steps. Use the skills that you acquire in this class to keep creating, from gift toppers to centrepieces and more! Step-by-step instructional handouts and templates provided for all, along with materials for those who opt for the Art Kit – all you need to supply is your own pair of sharp-tipped scissors.
If you cannot attend the live session, you may opt to purchase a registration and watch the recorded workshop after the live session has ended. Registrants will be emailed a link to the recorded live session.
$35.00 (HST included)– with Art Kit
$25.00 (HST included) – without Art Kit
You may opt to provide your own tools and materials (see Materials List for items needed), or choose to select the package which includes an art kit with tools and materials along with a free tote bag provided by the Centre.
If you choose the Art Kit option, it will be available for curbside pick-up in Aurora. You will be provided both options at time of purchase. If you have questions about anything on the Materials List, please contact email@example.com
Curbside Pick-Up: If Art Kit is purchased, curbside pick-up information below:
Friday, May 28, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Aurora Town Hall, 100 John West Way Aurora, ON L4G 6J1, North Entrance – Upper Level Parking Lot (NOT the main entrance)
Zoom access information will be provided to registered students via email closer to the start date.
In order to participate in our virtual workshop you will need access to a stable internet connection, a free Zoom account, a computer, laptop or tablet with a camera and microphone, and a dedicated space to make art. Bring your art supplies, snacks, a lunch, and your imagination!
Meet Your Instructor
Instructor Jessie Chui is a self-taught artist, educator, lawyer, the author of Paper Flower Art, Create Beautifully Realistic Floral Arrangements (GMC Publications, 2019) and co-founder of Paper Talk and the Paper Talk Podcast. After a 7-year legal career, she shifted her focus to raise her son and pursue her creativity. Her paper floral art quickly drew the attention of The Paper Place a retail paper store in Toronto, Ontario, and she began to teach workshops there. With this encouragement, she formally established her art studio Crafted to Bloom in 2016. Her work has been featured on 100 Layer Cake, Green Wedding Shoes, Lia Griffith’s Artist Interview Series, WedLuxe, Holt Renfrew’s Holiday Magazine, Breathe Magazine, and the Botanical Brouhaha podcast, to name a few. In addition to making paper florals on commission, she offers paper flower workshops in private and group settings as well as online paper flower courses. She resides in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada with her husband, 4-year old, and toddler
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