Signature Perfume Making Class: Art of Perfumery

Design and make your own perfume to take home using a real perfumer's organ of ingredients

3 hours Class size 1 to 10

label $350 - $1,600 (Afterpay available)
($350 per Public Class, $520 per Private Class pp, $675 per Public Class Pair / duo / couple, $900 per Private Class x 2, $1,600 per Private Class x 4)
Build a perfume from scratch using raw materials at this intensive and practical introduction to perfumery class in Marrickville.
Over three hours, we will introduce you to an array of quality raw materials sourced the world over, the history of perfumery and the industry and discuss how to use the materials. From there you can design and make your own fragrance with Ainslie's guidance.
The classes are held in Ainslie's working perfumers studio and so you are really thrust in to learn about the real world of perfumery and the working perfumer.
Corporate and private workshops are welcome, please contact your teacher below for more info. A bespoke course can be made for any specific requirements.
The session includes a cheese platter and pastries and a glass of French champagne on completion.
Knowledge required
What you'll get
  • A beautifully bottled and labelled perfume to take home along with your worksheet.
  • Cheese platter / pastries and a glass of French champagne.
What to bring
Please avoid wearing perfume on the day.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a date idea, team building activity or hens party.

This experience would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or gift for couples.


2/81 Sydenham Road, Marrickville NSW

This venue is a short walk from Sydenham station (500m).

Your teacher can also travel within 25 kms of Marrickville, to a venue of your choice for a private class

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Ainslie Walker Scentsmith
Ainslie Walker Scentsmith

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Ainslie Walker Scentsmith is a practising perfumer, product developer and olfactory artist and has been teaching her renowned perfume making workshops in Australia for nine years - based in Sydney, she teaches regularly from her Marrickville studio. She also teaches interstate by appointment and in locations such as The Strand Arcade, and various Boutique hotels such as The Old Clare Hotel in the Sydney CBD.
Her classes are recommended by Broadsheet, The Good Weekend and more.
Her clients include Country Road, Disney, Aje, Glasshouse, Circa Home, The Powerhouse, Two Good Co, Tamara Dean, and Lark Perfumery.
Her fragrances have been exhibited in The Powerhouse as part of Eucalyptusdom and 500 Arhats in 2021/22. Mona - Tasmania, Art Gallery of South Australia with Tamara Dean.
Ainslie is also an award-winning fragrance writer and well-known internationally in the industry.

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