Explore the landscape of Montalvo and its natural palette through the art of contemporary floral arrangement. The pieces created in this workshop will complement our unique property in their color and texture, using seasonal foliage, flowers, and seeds. This exploration will teach students about native plants, how to use foraged foliage and creating a palette that will work within their event location. Topics include: tints, shades, saturation, contrast, warmth, coolness, analogous colors, and rounding out with triangles.
About the instructor, Amanda Borges:
Amanda Borges is a native Californian who runs her business, Flora and Spice, as a Landscape Designer and Florist throughout the Bay Area. While attaining her degree in Horticulture from Cal Poly, she was mentored by a top florist who led her to start her own side business hosting workshops and sharing the art of floral design to those interested in the craft.