101 North Peabody Avenue
Mountain View, Arkansas, 72560
Instructor: Arkansas Craft School & Local Master Gardener Associations
Spend a day at beautiful Tomahawk Creek Farms (off Hwy. 9 South in Mountain View) learning to make your own garden pots and art! In this day long workshop, students will learn how to work with hypertufa and concrete cloth. Hypertufa is an artificial stone material that is made of several different aggregates mixed with cement in order to create pots, planters, stepping stones, and more. Hypertufa is much lighter than cement but still sturdy enough for harsh weather conditions.
Minimum age of student: 16 unless with parent/guardian
Tuition: $60 per person or 2 for $100 — price includes lunch
All Basic Materials Provided: Peat-moss, Pearlite, Portland Cement, Plastic Sheeting & Bags, and Latex Gloves.
Student Supply List for Hypertufa Workshop:
Students will be required to bring forms or molds, which may include:
- Sturdy bowls to be either filled (inside) or covered (outside)
- Spring form baking pans, various plastic storage tubs, etc.
- Assembled wooden boxes or kitty litter tubs to be filled and pressed to form planter boxes (and supporting board if object is to be taken home that day)
Student Supply List for Concrete Cloth Workshop:
Students will be required to bring the following:
- Terry cloth, cotton duck, lace, burlap, fringe, etc.
- A supporting form which might consist of stacked and taped coffee cans or a wooden assemblage from which to drape the saturated cloth