Concrete Planters Workshop

How to make concrete planters



2 hours Class size 1 to 12     label $85 - $99 ($99 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $90 for 2 guests, $85 for 3+ guests)


Calling all plant-lovers! Learn how to make your own concrete planters at this fun Sydney workshop. You will also take home your stylish concrete planters to house your favourite succulents!

This class is great for beginners, as long as you are willing to get your hands dirty! Your instructor will take you through the basics of concrete making as well as how to decorate a pre-made planter using contemporary styles such as the marble effect.

The class will begin with step-by-step instructions on how to mix concrete from scratch and then move on to concrete moulds and how they are used. Prepare to let your inner creative out in the second stage of the workshop, where you will learn colouring and decorating effects for concrete planters and get to try some yourself.

At the end of the class you will take home three concrete planters: two that you made yourself and one premade planter decorated by you! You will also have opened a whole world of possibilities with concrete making well beyond concrete planters. You can apply these same skills to creating jewellery, furniture and many other homewares.


Please note: This class requires a minimum number of students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class; in this case we'll inform and fully refund you, so please watch your email/SMS 1 day prior to the class

 

This class can be booked for private events; for more details (including price quote), please just contact us via the button in our profile below.



Aside from this class, Sydney Community College also has the following coming up:



What you'll get

    • Concrete, paints and all materials needed to make and decorate
    • Recycled moulds
    • One small succulent for one of your pots
What to bring

    • A box to transport your beautiful concrete planters safely
    • Closed-in shoes required
    • Bring an apron and/or old clothes you don’t mind getting a bit dirty.
Location

Sydney Community College - 2A Gordon St Rozelle

Your teacher
Holly Cook

Holly Cook

4.6 stars (62+)
5k+

Holly has worked in the animation industry for many years casting silicone hands for Postman Pat, repairing torn Clangers, making tails for Fantastic Mr Fox and needle felting tiny teddy bears for Raa Raa.

An expert at moulding and casting, she has experience with a wide variety of materials but concrete is a particular favourite for its versatility and ease of use!

 




Your host
Sydney Community College
Sydney Community College

4.9 (54)
5k+

Sydney Community College is a social enterprise with a mission to offer innovative continuing adult education programmes that support individual efforts and facilitate sustainable social change.

Our mission is to enrich lives, to strengthen adult individuals and to build communities through innovative high quality continuing education and training.


health_and_safety
Sydney Community College is COVID-19 aware This means that this teacher won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant government restrictions (e.g. maximum number of guests).
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Monica Hood  •  Feb 2021


I thoroughly enjoyed this course. Our teacher Holly is fantastic, her knowledge of cement and what you can create with it is excellent. Holly is very generous with her ideas and gives lots of advice and tips on how to create with cement. I would love to take another course with Holly.

Concrete Planters Workshop review by Monica Hood
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