WELCOME TO THE FIRST ONLINE NATURAL PERFUMERY COURSE - ESTABLISHED IN 2007ALSO OFFERING AN OFFLINE OPTION
The Natural Perfumery Institute (NPI) offers professional level courses in natural perfumery and a diploma certifying completion of the course. Students will learn in a logical, comprehensive manner all the aspects of blending natural essences to create a beautiful perfume, and also learn about safety, regulations, suppliers, and much more. The classes for this course are all offline distance learning modules, which means you can study at your own pace, from home, or while on vacation. This is a great opportunity for anyone, anywhere in the world, to learn natural perfumery at a professional level!
The NPI offers several options for study, from the Basic Course, through Intermediate, and Graduate.
There are two Basic Course enrollment choices:
The topics covered in the natural perfumery textbook are numerous, and, as a result, the Table of Contents is nine pages long.
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Natural Perfumery Institute TextbookThe Natural Perfumery Institute (NPI) offers a professional and comprehensive course accompanied with a 350-page full-color illustrated textbook.
Founder and Head Instructor Anya McCoy is Inducted into the American Society of Perfumers
An internationally renowned pioneer natural perfumer, Founder and Head Instructor Anya McCoy is the first artisan perfumer and first natural perfumer to achieve this status in the sixty-six year history of the Society.
This is a wonderful advancement for recogniton of artisan perfumery. Anya looks forward to nominating other artisan perfumers into this organization in the future.
Perfumer and NPI Founder Anya McCoy
Anya is a former university professor at Florida Atlantic University, and has applied her skills as an instructor to develop this dynamic, professional perfumery course. Study perfumery with the confidence that you are learning from an international award-winning perfumer.
Anya wrote the first USA-based perfumery textbook for this course and developed unique forms, charts and supporting materials to instruct her students in the art of perfume making.
Note: the techniques taught by the NPI can be used with any aromatic materials.
Organoleptic evaluation methodology instruction is supplemented with unique and advanced recording forms
Dilution techniques for quick, economical study are introduced after you work with undiluted materials, giving you complete control over the materials
The use of scales and laboratory equipment
French perfumery school techniques are taught for classic perfume composition
Recorded lectures, expansive library of vintage perfumery books and articles, perfumery videos, bonus modules, and private study website access (Private Tutorial option)
Study topics include all aspects of perfumery, including history, environmental, legislative, production, extraction and much more
Lifetime enrollment in the student discussion forum so that you may continue to interact with other students and faculty
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1. The Natural Perfumery Institute and the Natural Perfumers Guild co-published a white paper on Proper pH for Accords, Perfumes, and Tinctures.
This is a helpful guide for artisan and independent perfumers, written to share chemical precautions to assist them in perfume production. The paper was co-authored by three NPI faculty members.
2. Perfumery Quotes - a delightful booklet to amuse and inspire.
3. Natural Perfume Materials book by Naves and Mazuyer - a wonderful rare and out of print reference book on natural aromatics.
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