Jul 21, 2012

Hypertufa and Sand-Cast Leaf Workshops

Hypertufa and Sand-Cast Leaf Workshops at Cypress Gardens. Concrete project takes 2 days to complete, the first day you make your molds and pour the concrete mix. The concrete sets up and the project is removed from the molds the second day. Sunday return to do concrete carving and finishing the projects to make them look old and weathered. The Hypertufa workshop will be in the morning and the Sand-cast leaves in the afternoon on the weekend on August 15-16

Hypertufa Workshop August 15 -16, Learn to make molds, mix tufa cement. Make a stepping stone and a flower pot, 9 am to 11:30am. Saturday. Return Sunday 11-to 3 to unmold your projects and learn concrete carving and finishing techniques. $35 Call 553-0515 to sign up. Limited to 15 students. www.cypressgardens.info

Sand Cast Leaf Workshop at Cypress Gardens
August 15-16 Using real leaves as molds learn to make decorative ornaments for your garden. Saturday 1pm to 3 pm mix portland cement and cast 4 leaves. Sunday 1-3 unmold your leaves and learn to trim and paint them. $30 Call 553-0515 to sign up. Limited to 18 students. www.cypressgardens.info

Wear old clothes, bring rubber gloves, pebbles, broken tiles and china, marbles, sea glass and other junk or use what we have. 

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