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Learn how to make your own concrete planters with our arts 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.

Course outcomes

After this fun workshop you will:

  • 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.

Ideal for

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

Course content

  • 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

What we provide

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

Please 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

Classes

Concrete Planter Workshop

<p><strong>Learn how to make your own concrete planters with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts">arts courses</a> in Sydney.</strong></p><p>Join this fun and hands-on

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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: 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.

  • said: Holly is great at teaching and we all had a great time in the concrete planter making class. The classroom, though old, was very spacious and allowed for social distancing. I’d definitely recommend this course.

  • said: Great tutor Holly - comprehensive, fun, friendly, encouraging, creative, positive, easy to follow. Holly shared great tricks and industry tips with her extensive experience and knowledge. A new hobby to take up. I would highly recommend this course with Holly.

  • said: Excellent and lot of information and hands on experience in just 2 hours. Enjoyed it very much

  • said: Really great. Loved the workshop and super happy with my pots. Holly was friendly and knowledgeable.