Entries by AbdesSalaam Attar

Report on May 2017 Perfumery Course – First part

Report on May 2017 Perfumery Course Group dynamics are important in my perfumery classes. A month before the course starts, students get to know each other over a WhatsApp group. The WhatsApp group is dedicated to connecting students through preparatory course goals and to encourage experimentation with preparatory course materials. Through this online networking, students […]

NINJA PERFUMERS

Perfume is love. Like love, perfume is a bridge between the people Like love perfume radiates from you and enters the heart of others. Like love, you can learn to love only by loving, you can learn to make perfumes only by making perfumes Like love, being in love happens without effort, it is like […]

NEW PERFUMERY SEMINAR JULY 2015

NEW PERFUMERY SEMINAR JULY 2015 Held in English language July 22nd to 27th   “Making perfumes is easy” by AbdesSalaam Attar “La Via del Profumo” After 6 years, I am returning to teaching with a summer seminar in the hills of Rimini, Italy from 10th to 15th June 2015. There will be 5 days of […]

PERFUMERY SEMINAR LAST DAY

Distilling the resort “Il Germano Reale”. Today is distillation day, D Day, and also the conclusive day of this adventure for my friends. It has been very emotional  for many of them, not so much because of the door opening learning, but very much more because of the ties that have built between them during these […]

PERFUMERY SEMINAR DAY 5

Today we unveiled the road that brings from olfactory language to olfactory psychology. Olfactory language enables you to write stories with smells, olfactory psychology gives you the understanding of what stories should be narrated to different people and different publics. In the afternoom the students were finally let loose, after 5 days, to compose a […]

PERFUMERY SEMINAR FOURTH DAY

The first part of today’s program was to discover the animal scents. What role they have in perfumery and what effect they have on people. Tri-dimensional perfumes and pheromones. We tinctured muskrat glands and discovered the stupefying smell of the fresh tincture. We then used the animal tinctures of the kit of animal scents to […]

SECOND AND THIRD DAY OF PERFUMERY COURSE

Yesterday everybody shot a few arrows and realized how innate is archery in us. The world of perfumery is in need of a philosophy and of ethics. What is the state of today’s philosophy and ethics whe have perfumes full od chemicals who are legally natural, molecules from bio-technologies that are legally organic and a bunch of […]