Ramblings on about natural perfumery . . . and other moderately related perfumery stuff, written
by Justine Crane, natural botanical perfumer, olfactogustatorian, writer, alchemist, and owner of The Scented Djinn perfume apothecary.
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Natural Perfume Academy Online Course
"Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" "That's depends a good deal on where you want to get to."... (Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, 1865)
The Natural Perfume Academy presents a year-long excursion into the magical world of the creation of Natural Botanical Perfumes, with tutor/instructor, Justine Crane.
Your tuition cost provides you with year-long instruction in Natural Botanical Perfumery, with tutor/instructor and student mentor support ~
A 55+ essence evaluation kit~
Comprehensive study guide/work book with additional evaluation work sheets, and trial work sheets ~
A formulation kit of 20 primary perfume essences (to complete course assignments)~
An online academy with 24-hour access~
Natural Perfume Academy Admissions Committee reviews all submitted applications. Information supplied is treated with utmost confidentially.
A refundable application fee of $40 USD is required to begin the application process (the application fee will be included with the entire course cost if your application is accepted).
Course cost: $950 USD. A non-refundable deposit of $225 USD is required after your application is accepted, and the remainder due April 20th, 2010. Course begins May 24th, 2010..
Space is limited to 20 students.
Course Description ~
Antiquarian Perfumery/Natural Botanical Perfumery is a non-accredited course, and no prerequisites are required except a passion and desire to learn Natural Botanical Perfumery from the ground up. This course is recommended for those who desire to begin a career in NBP, or those who wish to broaden their educational horizons.
Includes information and instruction in:
A Brief History of Perfume, Spirit & Filth Popular Historic Perfumery Ingredients Evolution of Perfume Culture Safety Endangered Species Used in Perfumery Storage & Shelf-Life of Raw Materials Chemical Constituents of Essential Oils Glossary of Terminology Perfumers Studio ~ Beginning Perfumers Tools The Perfumers Palette Notes, Accords & Chords Evaluating Raw Materials Supplemental Scent Vocabulary Continued Olfactory Training (tests) Advanced Perfumers Tools & Techniques Tinctures, Evulsions, Dilutions, Scales, Labware Oil-Based & Solid Perfume Making Techniques Soap, Balms, Butters, Massage & Bath Oils Creating Perfume Vertical/Horizontal Trial Studies Intuitive Perfumery Formulation Base Compound Formulation Building a Floral Base, Amber Base, Chypre Base, etc. Creating Perfume on Paper Advanced Composition Techniques Trials Sacrificial Perfume Materials EdT’s, EdC’s, EdF’s, Aftershaves “Fining” or Clarifying Finished Compositions Coffee Filters vs. Laboratory/Winemaking Filters Finishing the Composition Creating Custom Perfumes Following a Brief Other Methods of Composition Suggested Raw Materials
With full Sources, Bibliography, Website Links, Recommended Reading Lists, Sourcing Raw Materials & Suppliers Links, Worldwide Suppliers, Online Educational Sites, Groups, Research & References, Biopiracy Links, Brick & Mortar Shops, Quizzes and Answer Keys, Essence Evaluation Worksheets, Perfume Trial Worksheets, Assignments, Tutor/Instructor Support, Mentor Support and more.