Morning: Constructing Kokedamas
10am Kokedama, which means ‘moss ball’ originated in Japan in the 1600s. Originally invented for bonsai trees are now making a comeback in various forms, shapes and sizes and are used with a variety of plant types. You will have a chance to get your hands dirty and learn all the steps to construct two kokedamas (one small and one medium). Learn the history of the kokedama and how to care for your kokedama so they will stay alive long after you’ve taken them home.
Materials included: Moss, string, plant and soil
Skill Level: Beginners
Students bring: An apron
Class Cost: $80
Afternoon: Candle Making
1pm Whether you’re looking for a unique gift idea for friends and family, or just want to treat yourself, you’ll walk away from this workshop with loads of knowledge and a swag of delicious smelling candles. You’ll learn a range of basic candle making techniques, different types of waxes, how to make your own unique fragrances and colours, different equipment and techniques. You will learn to troubleshoot common problems. You will make a variety of hand-poured candles including two container candles, soy melts and beeswax candles.
Materials included: Tools and equipment to create candles, choice of colour and fragrance, two container candles, 1 x soy melt and 1x beeswax candle and candle making instructions to take home!
Skill Level: No prior experience is required.
Students bring: Pen, notepad and a bag to take your candles home, clothes you don’t mind getting wax on or an apron
Class Cost: $85
Minimum booking numbers apply to these classes and if not reached the class may not go ahead. Please note that places in the class cannot be reserved without payment. Studio classes are not refundable.
Studio classes are only available to show visitors; an entry ticket must be purchased separately.