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Jesmonite Casting Workshop - Make Your Own Terrazzo Plant Pot

5(33 reviews)
Learn how to work with Jesmonite and make your own terrazzo chips and cast a plant pot
Various Locations
In-person
£55 pp
3hrs 30min
Beginner
Next available date:28th May 2022
What happens in this class?

Learn about the versatile and fantastic, material Jesmonite. You will be using Jesmonite AC100, a water based resin which is completely solvent free, safe and easy to use.

You will learn how to pigment Jesmonite with your own choice of colours and make your own unique terrazzo chips in the process! With your personalised coloured terrazzo chips, you'll cast your own plant pot and pour your creations into silicone moulds.

We will then sand and seal your lovely terrazzo creations!

Whats Included:

  • All materials to make your own personalised Terrazzo Plant Pot, measuring 10 x 10 cm.

  • Protective apron…

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Things to remember

We will be having a few snacks and drinks during the drying of the moulds. Please let us know in advance if you have any allergies or dietary requirements.

There is free parking available on the surrounding roads if you are travelling by car.

The nearest stations are New Cross…

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Latest Reviews
5(33 reviews)
Emaad - Apr 25, 2022
Great fun and great keepsake!
Veronica - Apr 11, 2022
I really enjoyed the workshop! I went by myself but Francesca and the other people at the workshop were very friendly and welcoming. A lovely experience overall.
Faye - Mar 24, 2022
Such a great workshop! We didn’t expect to mix the colours ourselves, but it was such a fun experience. Francesca is very helpful and it seems impossible to leave with something you don’t love!
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Booking Options
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Age Requirement

10All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Your Teacher

Salt Studios is a London-based designer maker brand by British artist Francesca Pappacoda. They make simplistic yet unique homewares and jewellery that are inspired by colour, texture and design. Each piece is carefully handmade in their South East London studio.

Salt Studios was formed in 2017 by Francesca as a side business to support her painting practice, where she explored her interest of process and materiality. Overtime this naturally crossed over into her product designs. As Salt Studios organically grew Francesca now runs the business full-time in South East London.

Class Location
This workshop takes place in multiple different locations. Click on SEE DATES and select your Booking Option to see where each date takes place.
Shrubs, Dubs & Friends Pop-Up
Shoreditch
188 Shoreditch High Street
London
E1 6HU
London

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Jesmonite Casting Workshop - Make Your Own Terrazzo Plant Pot

Reviews

Emaad Damda - Apr 25, 2022
Great fun and great keepsake!
Veronica Sarmiento - Apr 11, 2022
I really enjoyed the workshop! I went by myself but Francesca and the other people at the workshop were very friendly and welcoming. A lovely experience overall.
Faye Osgood - Mar 24, 2022
Such a great workshop! We didn’t expect to mix the colours ourselves, but it was such a fun experience. Francesca is very helpful and it seems impossible to leave with something you don’t love!
Emily Hinshelwood - Mar 7, 2022
Really fantastic workshop! Thanks Francesca!
Candide Kirk - Feb 28, 2022
I enjoyed the workshop so much! Francesca was incredibly helpful and generous and ran the workshop with absolute heart. Skill learned and a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon!
Pauline Aparicio - Feb 28, 2022
This is the 2d time I've done this workshop and honestly I'll be coming back again! Francesca is a great host and a fun coordinator, so you're in good hands to create your own plant pot! The group size remains quite small too so you get to socialise with the other members too. You'll come out of it having had lots fun playing with colours, energised but also kind of tempted to make some more :) Go on and give it a try!
Rupa Clark - Feb 27, 2022
The best workshop I’ve been to. Francesca is so knowledgable, patient, funny and encouraging. We all made really beautiful pots and had a brilliant time making our colours. It was so nice to leave with a finished object. Cannot wait to do another workshop at Salt Studios!
Deborah Doidge - Nov 27, 2021
This class was amazing! We had a lovely group and had such a good time (and a good laugh!). I went on my own as I was keen to try something new but it felt like I was with my mates. Francesca is so warm and welcoming and has a lovely studio full of inspiration for your project. She explained what we would be doing, talked us through the materials we’d be using and was super helpful and hands on step by step from colour mixing to casting and sanding. I had such a wonderful time and walked away with a beautiful plant pot I love! I honestly can’t recommend this workshop enough (a wonderful gift idea!).
Hannah - Nov 19, 2021
My friend and I had such a fun time last night making our Terrazzo pots. Francesca is very skilled, a great teacher and just a hoot to be around. We were all chatting and cackling away as we made our pots. We’re chuffed with the finished products as well and can’t wait to go buy the plants to put in them. 100% recommend this class to anyone. Thank you so much Francesca for a lovely evening, hopefully see you soon at a market/class! X
Karen Murray - Nov 16, 2021
Excellent course and I'm so pleased with my pot. We had a great day with Francesca and she was incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. I would highly recommend!
Sara Hill - Oct 15, 2021
Workshop was such fun , a great way to spend an evening, Francesca was lovely, interesting and passionate. Most importantly I love the pot I made!
Dan and Tony - Oct 5, 2021
We left the workshop really satisfied! A couple of hours spent having fun, being creative and making 2 really cool pots! Francesca is really friendly and explained the whole process easily and properly! The whole process of creating your own colours makes it even more special as you will be creating a unique item! Please go for it cos you'll have good time ! :)
Iva Loukanova - Oct 3, 2021
I had an amazing time! The workshop is very well organized and I can’t recommend it enough.
Sam - Aug 5, 2021
Brilliant! Francesca is really friendly and an excellent teacher, and our pots came out great.
Jessie Ke - Jul 17, 2021
Brilliant class! And a beautiful pot to take him with you to boot
Richard Wilkinson - Jul 11, 2021
Stewart and I loved this course. Was a lot of fun and excellent teaching! The pots were awesome!
Clarice Kenny - Jun 29, 2021
Amazing! Really fun few hours learning the processes and Francesca was lovely. Recommend to anyone looking for something fun to do
Aliyah Dunbar-Hussain - Jun 27, 2021
Really fun and interesting class, learnt lots and had a fantastic plant pot at the end!
Shabby - May 15, 2021
I really enjoyed the terrazzo pot class at Salt studios. Francesca is a great teacher, encouraging us each individually and helping us achieve the colours we were aiming for. The class took us through dying 2 different colours of terrazzo chips and then mixed that into a background pot colour. The results were great and everyone left with a really professional looking, unique pot. Thoroughly enjoyed it and would love to work with jesmonite again!
rebecca vincent - May 7, 2021
This was a great workshop and Francesca was an inspiring, patient and knowledgeable tutor that guided us through the process with ease. The studio is lovely and full of Francesca's work, so interesting to see the various casts at different stages of their production. I would thoroughly recommend this to anyone interested in starting out in jesmonite casting.
Gemma Bowman Wong - May 1, 2021
I really enjoyed the workshop and am delighted with the pot I made. Francesca was a great teacher and helped me pick out some beautiful colours to mix up. It did run over time a bit, which was not a problem for me at all, but if booking, make sure you leave a bit of extra time if you want to stay and remove your pot from the mould and sand it yourself (otherwise Francesca does this step for you and sends you the finished pot - but I really enjoyed getting that first glimpse of my pot and the colours I chose).
Katharina Joos - Apr 27, 2021
I thought the class was well prepared and set up, ready for people to get stuck in. Loved the studio space, and the various pots and plants dotted about provided inspiration. Francesca has great energy and with her knowledge of the whole process guided us assuredly all along the way. I came out with a nice plant pot that I’m very proud of. I would definitely recommend the workshop to my friends.
Elanor Jackson - Apr 25, 2021
Thanks Francesca for a fabulous jesomite pot making session, that was such fun and a bonus of a beautiful pot to walk away with. Great studio and inspiring teaching. Looking forward to making some more.
Orla - Apr 25, 2021
LOVED this class - Francesca was so fun, patient and knowledgeable and I'm so pleased with how my pot turned out! Hugely recommend.
Janice - Apr 24, 2021
Would highly recommend this class - so much fun choosing and mixing colours and then making the pot!
Jenny Hickey - Apr 20, 2021
Had a great time. Ran at the right pace, allowing everyone time to get just the right colour mixed! Left with a lovely pot...now to find the perfect plant
mia - Dec 6, 2020
Francesca was great! The workshop was really well organised, she gave clear instructions and lots of hands on advice. She answered all my questions and I came away with a lovely pot. Highly recommended!
Mark - Dec 6, 2020
My girlfriend and I did this workshop and we had great fun. The workshop was informative, very well structured and organised. Francesca is a great tutor and we had an awesome time learning to make a terrazzo plant pot, can’t wait to see the finished article!
Mark - Nov 30, 2020
I almost forgot to do this review but better late than never! Francesca is very friendly and a great teacher. My girlfriend and I were able to follow along easily and ended up with two beautiful looking pots at the end. Recommended for a fun date!
Kate - Oct 6, 2020
This workshop is a blissful couple of hours getting messy and creative, and now I'm very much looking forward to receiving my finished pot. What will it look like once out of the mould and sanded down? The suspense is killing me!
emily - Oct 4, 2020
Francesca is welcoming and friendly, the class was lots of fun and easy to follow. A lovely way to spend the afternoon :)
Kim - Oct 2, 2020
Absolutely loved the class. Francesca was so sweet and more than a good teacher, was really helpful in providing inspo for our pots and beyond. Looking forward to receiving our finished pieces!
Lily - Aug 3, 2020
really enjoyed the class, lovely venue, great teacher, I had fun making my pot and am happy with the results.