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Paint a Frida Kahlo Planter

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Capture the Iconic Artist On A Planter
Mexican surrealist artist, Frida Kahlo will be the source of garden pot artistry in a new workshop at All The Green Things

Be sure to get along to the Paint a Frida Kahlo Planter workshop on 13th March 2020 from 6:30 pm– 8:30 pm to this gorgeous West End garden centre at 29 Vulture Street West End and create an individual piece for your balcony, office or home.

The planters mix painting and adding dried and preserved flowers. On the day you can pick between different flowers and designs of planters so you can make a planter based on your style

If you go to the workshop you can expect to learn:

How to create a Frida design on a planter.
Detailed workshop of flora used to decorate the planter

There will also be a question and answer session on planter design creation.

By going through these topics you will be equipped with the tools to create more themed planters at home.

The cost of each workshop is $49 or $90 for two.See here for tickets and bookings

Your ticket includes all of the tools on the day to make your own custom planter, a blank Planter pot and decorative flowers and elements to decorate your planter. to make your planter at the class

Be sure to bring along a notepad to take notes and a bottle of water to stay hydrated. The hosts suggest wearing clothes that can get dirty/wet, a hat (The workshop is under shade but just in case you want to look through the garden) and closed-in shoes.

The workshop is appropriate for any ages above 12. Children under 12 are more than welcome IF accompanied by an adult at all times and must email the event organizer to ensure space is allocated.

The workshop is hosted by Workshops with Bella and All The Green Things.

Who is Frida Kahlo?
Frida Kahlo is most identified by her colourful self portraits and equally bright clothes. She typically wore the traditional Tehuana dress that became her trademark which consisted of a flowered headdress, a loose blouse, gold jewelry, and a long ruffled skirt.

Photo courtesy facebook

She was married to fellow Mexican artist, Diego Rivera and died in 1954 leaving behind a catalogue of paintings of self exploration.

So give a pot the unique look of Frida Kahlo and have some creative gardening fun at the same time. All the Green Things is located at 29 Vulture Street West End, 2 kms from the CBD.
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Why? Garden Art Featuring Frida Kahlo
Phone: 0498 012 131
Where: All The Green Things
Cost: $49 or $90 for two
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