This workshop is for students who have taken the first class in Natural Perfume Blending (or comparable course) and want to further their blending skills. The original kit of 50 or so oils will be added to with some rare and precious oils such as ambrette, hay, vanilla, fir, yuzu and pink pepper. A more in depth look at formulation, structure, odor evolution and the concepts of locking and burying, originated and concieved by Mandy Aftel, will be explored and there will be specific assignments to deepen your understanding of blending and perfume creation, as well as sharpen your sense of smell.
The concepts of locking and burying will be explored and there will be specific assignments to deepen your understanding of blending and perfume creation, as well as sharpen your sense of smell.
Your instructor is Julianne Zaleta, a natural perfumer, aromatherapist and herbalist who has trained with Michael Scholes and Jeanne Rose. Owner and sole proprietor of her own company, Herbal Alchemy Apothecary, Julianne creates aromatic and therapeutic remedies and elixirs for a wide variety of ailments. As a perfumer she has trained with Mandy Aftel to create a line of all natural perfumes. Recently she has turned her attention to artisanal cocktails, which makes her work life quite enjoyable, as you can imagine.
Students should bring a notebook to class, all other materials will be provided.
Date: Saturday, February 22
Time: 6 - 9:30 p.m.
Course: Early-bird price of $135 (class increases to $155 on January 30).
Materials Fee: $60, payable to Julianne in cash/check only.
Class Location: Little Shop of Crafts 711 Amsterdam Ave. at 94th Street, New York City
Call Marla Bosworth of Back Porch Soap for directions/questions: 781.934.8100 (cell phone)
Note: All classes must be prepaid in full. You will receive a confirmation email upon registration.
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