THE ART OF KOKEDAMA WITH HILARY WOODFINE FROM TINY PARADISE
Saturday, March 10
1.30pm to 3.30pm (2 hour class)
Kokedama is an ancient Japanese technique, meaning moss ball, where a plant’s root system is bound with moss and string, transforming it into a mini art form.
You’ll get to immerse yourself by getting your hands dirty making two kokedamas in this guided workshop with Hilary Woodfine of Tiny Paradise. She’ll take you step-by-step and teach you to make your own kokedama and how to incorporate the Japanese Wabi-Sabi principle of embracing imperfection, impermanence and awareness of natural beauty into your everyday life.
What to expect: Step-by-step instruction on how to make a hanging kokedama and, importantly, how to keep it alive!
A brief history of the origins of the kokedama.
Explore the principles of Wabi-Sabi and how to apply them to daily life.
Workshop includes: Everything you will need to make a kokedama with a selection of plants, string and materials!
Skill level: No experience necessary
Class cost: $65*
*Show entry ticket must be purchased separately
MEET HILARY WOODFINE
Hilary Woodfine is the founder of Tiny Paradise, a business which aims to bring more nature into people’s homes, offices and life in general. She is passionate about the environment and enabling others to get creative and explore their creative side through botanical workshops. Hilary specialises in teaching the Japanese art of kokedamas, she regularly runs workshops across Australia including the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney.