Attention Early Birds: Leather & Tobacco Week
For those among you interested in getting deeper into the world of perfumery and study how to create your own in much detail - Ayala Moriel's professional natural perfumery training course is a must!
Creative, fun yet structured and nurturing learning environment where you will meet other students and professionals, and learn the basic as well as advanced concept of constructing your own natural perfumes. We cover all areas of perfumery studies: olfaction (aka study of each raw material), how to sniff, perfume history, technical and lab skills, and - most importantly: composition.
The program is flexible and spans over the course of 4 years, in which you will attend bi-annual week long sessions at Ayala Moriel Parfums studio in Vancouver, every fall and spring (usually the 3rd week of September/ 1st week of October; and the 2nd week of May. Additional dates other locations where she takes her "traveling perfume school". Each week is dedicated to one of the main fragrance families: Chypre, Oriental, Fougere, Citrus & Colognes, Florientals, Leather & Tobacco, Floral Bouquets & Soliflores, Aquatic/Marine/Oceanic.
The next sessions are in the following dates, and are offered at Early Bird Rate of 20% off, thru July 30th:
Leather & Tobacco (October 1st - 5th, 2012)
Florientals (May 13th - 17th, 2013)
Course fees include tuition, course handbook with wealth of information, guiding exercises and resources, and of course - all the equipment, tools and natural raw materials used during the week long course at the studio.
Also only thru July 30th: Ayala's Foundation of Natural Perfumery Book (and correspondence course, which entitles you to 5 x 1hr sessions over phone/skype to address any specific questions and challenges you come across in your study) over the course of 1 year. This is a great way to start your studies for those of you who can't yet attend in person. It is full of hands-on exercises and theoretical assignments that will enable you to study natural perfumery thoroughly and understand the classic structure and principles of European natural perfumery. This correspondence course is usually $1,000, but until July 30th you can have access to this knowledge and training for only $350!