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Learn how to make your own concrete planters with our arts short courses in Sydney!

Join this fun and hands-on workshop to learn the basics of concrete making. It’ll open up a whole world of possibilities to create jewellery, furniture and other homewares.

You’ll learn how to make concrete planters from scratch, to suit any plant and add creative green elements to your home or workspace. Using contemporary styles such as the marble effect, you’ll also learn how to decorate a pre-made planter to take home as well.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this fun concrete planter workshop, you should:

  • know the principles of concrete making
  • have practised different decorating effects
  • bring home three concrete planters: two that you have made yourself and one pre-made pot that you have decorated.

What will be covered in this concrete planter workshop?

  • Step-by-step instruction on how to mix concrete from scratch
  • Moulds and their usage
  • Colouring and decorating effects including marble effect
  • How to apply these skills to other crafts such as jewellery, homewares and furniture making

Who is this concrete planter workshop for?

Anyone who loves plants and wants to get their hands dirty and be creative.

What we provide

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

What to bring to class

  • A box to transport your beautiful concrete planters safely
  • Closed-in shoes
  • An apron and/or old clothes you don't mind getting a bit dirty

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Concrete Planter Workshop

<p>Learn how to make your own concrete planters with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts">arts short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>Join this fun and hands-on workshop

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$99 Limited inc GST / $74 / $79.20 / $89.10
All materials are provided, and you will be able to take home your own work.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Concrete Planter Workshop

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Concrete Planter Workshop

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Course testimonials:

  • said: FOUR STARS!

  • said: Very fun and useful course. Holly Cook was also a great tutor (explained things very clearly and was very approachable and knowledgable).

  • said: Very happy with Holly - friendly and helpful.

  • said: Thoroughly enjoyed the Concrete Planter Workshop, got a chance to make 2 concrete planters and to paint a third of our choosing. Holly is an amazing person with a passion for what she does andloves teaching others about it. She explained the process very well, gave us some good hints, tips and advice. Had a great time. I thoroughly recommend Holly and the Concrete Planter Workshop that she held.

  • said: The teacher was awesome. She was so nice and informative and helpful. The course was so much fun and reasonably priced. I couldn’t be happier with the experience.

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