"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 €30 Euro ($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: €680 Euro ($950 USD). A non-refundable deposit of €160 Euro ($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
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,
Oil-Based & Solid Perfume Making Techniques
Soap, Balms, Butters, Massage & Bath
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
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.
To begin the application process click on the Paypal pay now button on the top left of the page that loads. This will take you to a Paypal page where you can pay the refundable application fee.
If you have any questions about any aspect of this email or the course outlined please email firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for your time. Regards, Ruth Ruane NNAPA Director