Workshops


Upcoming – San Francisco


September 13, 2015 / Burlingame, CA / Wedding Floral Intensive – SOLD OUT

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October 18, 2015 / San Francisco Bay Area, CA / Floral Master Class: Kiana Underwood & Max Gill

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Upcoming – International


September 23/24, 2015 | Moscow, Russia / Москва, Россия | 2-Day Floral Master Class / Мастер-класс по американской свадебной флористике – SOLD OUT

Corbin Gurkin Photography

Styling and design by Kiana Underwood / Photography by Corbin Gurkin

In this 2-day workshop for serious students and floral designers, Kiana will be teaching her signature style with a focus on creating the perfect garden-style wedding florals. Additionally, Kiana has asked renowned wedding photographer Corbin Gurkin to accompany her to Moscow to document this magical event on film.

Kiana Underwood, владелица хорошо известной как в США, так и за их пределами флористической студии Tulipina Floral Design, приглашает профессиональных флористов и всех желающих на двухдневный мастер-класс. В течение курса Kiana будет обучать своему непревзойденному фирменному стилю, большую часть времени посвятит праздничной и свадебной флористике, раскроет профессиональные секреты по оформлению и декору свадьбы цветами в садовом стиле. Сопровождать Kiana в Москве будет известный свадебный фотограф Corbin Gurkin, которая запечатлеет это волшебное событие на пленку. Так что участники мастер-класса смогут пополнить своё портфолио множеством прекрасных фотографий.

On the first day participants will be creating a lush centerpiece in a pedestal vase – utilizing more advanced techniques with a floral pin frog. After a gourmet lunch, the afternoon session will focus on styling an amazing event table. We will finish with a lovely evening of food and drinks.

В первый день участники мастер-класса будут создавать роскошные цветочные композиции для ваз на пьедестале. Kiana познакомит с самыми современными методами и научит правильно использовать кензан. После изысканного обеда занятие продолжится, вторая половина дня будет посвящена оформлению праздничного стола. Вечер закончится фуршетом.

On the second day, we will continue by creating a beautiful garden-style bridal bouquet and flower crown. After a gourmet lunch, we will enjoy an afternoon bridal photo shoot.

Второй день начнется с создания красивого букета невесты и венка в садовом стиле. Kiana готова работать персонально с каждым участником до получения идеального результата. После перерыва на обед участники смогут принять участие в незабываемой свадебной фотосессии.

All participants will have the opportunity for Kiana to personally work with them to create the perfect arrangement and bouquet, as well as to ask questions about running a floral design business, and promoting your brand on social media.

В течение мастер-класса Kiana ответит на все возникающие вопросы, в том числе о ведении бизнеса и продвижении своего цветочного бренда в социальных сетях.

All materials, selection of premium florals, meals, and professional photography are included.

Все материалы, а именно: первосортные цветы, еда и профессиональные фотографии — включены в стоимость курса.

Location: Mazel Tov Studio (Moscow)

Занятия пройдут 23-24 сентября в арт-пространстве Mazel Tov Studio, Москва.

Day 1 / День первый

10:00-13:00 Centerpiece instruction / Создание композиции

  • Introductions / Знакомство
  • Color / Цвет
  • Thoughts on foraging for unique flowers / Соображения о том, как найти особенные цветы для своих композиций
  • Instructor demonstration / Демонстрация
  • Hands-on learning / Создание своих композиций участниками
13:00-14:00 Light lunch / Обед
14:00-17:00 Table Styling (hands-on) plus photography / Декорирование стола и фотосессия
18:00-20:00 Cocktails,Dinner / Фуршет

Day 2 / День второй

10:00-12:00 Hand-tied bridal bouquet / Создание букета невесты

  • Instructor demonstration / Демонстрация
  • Hands-on Learning / Создание своих букетов участниками
12:00-13:00 Flower crowns / Венок

  • Instructor plus hands-on learning / Обучение и изготовление венка своими руками
13:00-14:00 Light lunch / Обед
14:00-17:00 Bridal photo shoot with model(s) / Свадебная фотосессия с результатами работ участников

Cost: 60,000 RUB / Стоимость: 60 тысяч рублей.


Past Workshops


May 17, 2015 / San Francisco Bay Area, CA / Floral Master Class: Kiana Underwood & Max Gill – SOLD OUT

Floral Master Class: Kiana Underwood & Max Gill

When: Sunday, May 17th from 10am-5:30pm (lunch and happy hour included)

Location: Kiana’s Garden Patio (Burlingame, CA)

In this special, intimate all-day master class, Kiana has asked Max Gill to join her for a unique demonstration of their respective styles. During the morning session, Kiana will create a lush garden-style design in her unique style. During the afternoon session, Max will create a larger scale arrangement in the style that he has made famous for world-class restaurant Chez Panisse. Participants will have a chance to create their own designs with the help of these two garden-style masters.

A gourmet lunch will be provided, and a one hour Q & A session (and happy hour) with Kiana and Max will occur at the end of the afternoon session where participants will have the chance to query the duo on their experiences in the floral business.

What is included:

  • 6 hours of intimate hands-on learning
  • Gourmet catered lunch
  • Happy hour with the instructors
  • All flowers/supplies

Space is limited. For more details and tickets, please click on the image below.

To be added to the waitlist for this class, please email info@tulipina.com

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Saturday, March 14, 2015 / San Francisco, CA / Fullosophie Floral + Photography Intensive – SOLD OUT

Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com | Floral + Photography Intensive

Kiana & Nathan Underwood, the power house behind Tulipina Floral Design, have joined forces to teach you how to create, shoot, and properly document your work via flowers, photography and blogging.

When: Saturday, March 14th from 10am-4pm (lunch included)

Where: Fullosophie HQ – 2860 Laguna St.

In an industry that is continually blossoming (pun intended), your style, brand and blog make all the difference. In this hands-on, intensive workshop we will cover all areas that will help you set your floral, photography, styling or blogging business apart.

Kiana and Nathan will teach you the tips and tricks that they have learned along the way to help make Tulipina grow each year. Kiana’s unique style, branding, and blog will all be touched on in this 6 hour hands-on workshop. You will learn to better your business and help set it apart via creating beautiful lush-garden floral arrangements, styling, and photography, plus a general overview of how to maintain a beautiful website.

Floral Workshop:

  • Create a lush, garden-style arrangement and bouquet
  • Better understand scale, color, textures and design

Photography Workshop:

  • Why shoot in manual? Discussion of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings + demo
  • Focus, lighting and background(s) + demo
  • Practice shooting arrangements with instructor critique

What is included:

  • 5 hours of intimate hands-on learning
  • Catered lunch + adult beverages
  • All flowers/supplies
  • Fun goodies to take home

What to Bring:

Each participant should bring a film or digital SLR camera (with lens) that is capable of shooting in manual (or, at minimum, aperture priority) mode. We will go over shooting in manual.

This class is sold out. Please click here to be added to the waitlist.

Saturday, February 21, 2015 / Los Angeles, CA / Intensive Floral Workshop – SOLD OUT

Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com | Advanced Floral Seminar
Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com | Advanced Floral Workshop

When: Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 9am-3:30pm

Where: Hedley & Bennett HQ / Los Angeles, California

I am beyond excited to announce the first workshop of 2015, an all-day Intensive Floral Workshop in partnership with Hedley & Bennett and Pottery Barn in Los Angeles, CA.

In this workshop for serious students and floral designers, we will be creating lush, garden-style designs and bouquets in beautiful vases by Pottery Barn, and wearing the amazing new Florist Apron from Hedley & Bennett.

We will be building two centerpiece arrangements, including a pedestal arrangement utilizing more advanced techniques with a large floral pin frog. After a gourmet catered lunch, we will continue with another lush, garden-style centerpiece, and finish the afternoon with a bridal bouquet and some photography of the finished designs.

All materials and a gourmet lunch are included, and you get to keep the vases and the florist apron.

Space is limited. For more details and tickets, please click on the image below.

To be added to the waitlist for this class, please email info@tulipina.com

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July 1, 2014 / Fullosophie – Dallas, TX / Summer Centerpiece Designs

Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com | Summer Centerpiece Designs | Fullosophie / Dallas, TX

When: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 6pm

Where: Chicken Scratch/The Foundry / Dallas, Texas

Do beautiful flowers, summer nights and adult beverages make you happy too? Have you found that creating a beautiful arrangement is harder than you thought? Well this class is for you. Kiana Underwood of Tulipina is making a stop in Dallas on her cross country trip this summer and leading this hands-on workshop! During this class you’ll discover the basics of floral care and arranging. Learn about prep, tools, flower type and overall design concepts. Oh, and of course you’ll go home with your own lush floral arrangement!

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June 26, 2014 / Pottery Barn – (San Francisco: Chestnut) – SOLD OUT

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Tulipina / Pottery Barn Floral Workshop - June 26, 2014

June 25, 2014 / Pottery Barn (Burlingame) – SOLD OUT

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Tulipina / Pottery Barn Floral Workshop - June 25, 2014

June 24, 2014 / Pottery Barn (Palo Alto) – SOLD OUT

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Tulipina / Pottery Barn Floral Workshop - June 24, 2014

June 23, 2014 / Pottery Barn (Walnut Creek) – SOLD OUT

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Tulipina / Pottery Barn Floral Workshop - June 23, 2014

April 22-23, 2014 / San Francisco + web broadcast / Create Meaningful Wedding Flowers, Bouquets, and Centerpieces

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Memorable weddings are all about the details – from the shy flower girl to the spirited bouquet toss. Flowers are our way of symbolizing the living, budding love of a couple. Join renowned florist Kiana Underwood for a 2-day course dedicated to teaching you how to turn a simple arrangement into a work of art.

During this hands-on event, Kiana will cover every aspect of designing and creating gorgeous bridal and attendant bouquets, boutonnieres, corsages, and centerpieces. You’ll explore what makes a cohesive floral arrangement as Kiana guides you through methods of pairing flowers based on color, style, scent, and even significance. Kiana will cover ways to gain inspiration for new arrangements from the colors, seasons, and locally-available flowers all around you. You’ll also learn about incorporating unexpected elements and home garden-sourced flowers in your designs. The lush, organic arrangements you learn to create in this workshop will be as unique and stylish as the couple they celebrate.

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April 19, 2014 / San Francisco / Petals & Penmanship – SOLD OUT

Petals & Penmanship / Photography: Angie Cao / angiecao.com

Join floral stylist Kiana Underwood and artist and calligrapher extraordinaire Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls for a day of floral design and calligraphy. In this all-day workshop, attendees will learn lush, garden-style floral design through hands-on practice and get an in-depth introduction to calligraphy.

For a pictoral overview of the last class, please see this lovely write-up on SF Girl by Bay.

No experience is necessary, and all materials/supplies are included. Each attendee will take home a floral arrangement, calligraphy kit, and loads of inspiration!

Class will run from 10am to 4pm. A light lunch will be provided.

Venue: LUXsf Studio

We are very excited to host this workshop at LUXsf, a premium studio space in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco. With an abundance of both space and natural light, it is a dream venue for both photographers and creatives alike!

Additionally, Christina McNeill will be photographing the day – something we are very excited about.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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February 8, 2014 / San Francisco / Petals & Penmanship – SOLD OUT

Join floral stylist Kiana Underwood and artist and calligrapher extraordinaire Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls for an afternoon of floral design and calligraphy in preparation for Valentine’s Day. In this special workshop, attendees will learn basic floral design and calligraphy with an emphasis on the language of flowers.

No experience is necessary, and all materials/supplies are included. Each attendee will take home a floral arrangement, calligraphy kit, and loads of inspiration!

This workshop will be held at the photography studio of Howard and Angie Cao, located in San Francisco’s Sunset neighborhood (public transit via MUNI).

Space is limited to 12 participants. We look forward to seeing you there!

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