Tuesday 1 November 2022 – Tuesday 7 March 2023
This Autumn/Winter join the newly founded Yorkshire School of Garden Design for their insightful programme of expertly curated short courses, courtesy of renowned garden designer, Alistair Baldwin, and taking place at Harewood House.
Up until Spring ’23, where more courses are available, garden enthusiasts of varying proficiencies can expand their knowledge and skills with a range subjects. From ‘An Introduction to Garden Design’ to ‘Designing and Delivering a Show Garden’ and ‘Sketchup for Garden Designers’ to ‘An Introduction to Lumion for Garden Designers’, all taught by successful professionals within the field.
DATE – TIME 1st and 8th of November 2022 10am to 4pm
TUTOR: Alistair Baldwin
SPECIAL GUESTS: Matt Keightley, Pollyanna Wilkinson, Ula Maria and Mark Gregory
YSGD are a springboard into the professional world of garden design and will be bringing together RHS Chelsea Flower Show medal-winning designers, contractors and nurseries for two days of discussion and workshops aimed at those who are considering creating a show garden. Interviews with experts, connections and sponsors and all sorts of hints and tips on getting your design accepted and built. This is a fun and informative couple of days with those of invaluable knowledge in the field. This promises to be a popular and rewarding course, so please book early.
DATE – TIME 17th, 24th and 31st of January 2023 10am – 4pm
SketchUp and SketchUp Pro are stalwart essentials in the garden designers toolkit, as superb media for both exploring and presenting design concepts. This three-day course, delivered by the Yorkshire School of Garden design, explores the best tools and functions within Sketchup and Sketchup Pro for developing ideas and presenting finished designs. The course also gives an introduction to various software programmes for rendering SketchUp models to give additional texture and life to your model. This course is a good stepping stone onto ‘Lumion for Garden Designers’ which shows designers how to take their 3D visualisations to a whole new level.
DATE – TIME 21st and 28th of February and 7th of March 2023 10am to 4pm
TUTOR: Alistair Baldwin
SPECIAL GUESTS: Pollyanna Wilkinson and Ula Maria
If you’re thinking of becoming a garden designer, or you would simply like to know more about this great profession, this informative and relaxed three-day course gives you the perfect introduction to the principles of garden design, creating planting schemes and the use of an exciting range of building products and accessories. The course will also give an engaging insight into the life and work of a practicing garden designer, so those who are thinking about joining the profession as a school or college leaver or as a career-changer will get a feel for how it works, straight from the experts.
DATE – TIME 7th March 2023
For those who would like to take their graphic presentations to the next level, this practical one-day introductory course is packed with know-how, hints and tips for using this fantastic rendering software. Bring your designs to life with a huge range of plants and trees, accessories, textures, shadows and people to give your clients a very impressive and detailed vision of your design.
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