Tree Makers

Facilitating you to enjoy the same road …

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Mentorship is a close knit working style, we facilitate and help with work on your trees at your collection/facility or home, offering advice and technical assistance. A great option for those wanting to regularly be pushed through and guided through the processes involved in bonsai making.

We offer the option to book in for a half day or full day session (Full day as default when travel of over 50km is required for session)

To make a booking please contact us HERE

Come study at Tree Makers

Inquire to find out what mode is best for you


Private Tuition In Studio

Delivered on site at our studio, tuition is a programmed way of study. We work closely and discuss theories, techniques and actively apply these to trees. Be it your own projects or work on a tree at the Tree Makers studio you will be exposed to high quality material and techniques. This mode of study is best for those wishing to engage and go through steps to become a well versed and technically proficient designer of bonsai.

 One on one interactive Intensive

$200 ..................1/2 session tuition (up to 5 hrs)

$300 ..................full day session tuition (5-10 hrs) *

* cheaper rates available for consecutive days of study and/or regular calendared study at the studio


Study Groups

Get together a group and let’s make world class trees!

Study group are designed to work with a group of people whom all collectively would like to improve their skills, technicality and theoretically collectively across all areas of Bonsai. Study groups allow for a wide variety of work to be made and discussed by the nature of the collaborative atmosphere of working in a group. Study groups are recommended to be a consecutive arrangement were the group can grow and continue to build their skills along side Hugh’s instruction. The price is set as a full day fee and can be split among as many student as desired by the study group, maximum of 8 participants though is advised. Travel is possible to any location around Australia and internationally; travel fees apply.

$500/per day / per group


Contact us to find out more or make a booking



Demonstration + Lecture + Presentation

Hugh presents lectures and demonstrations all over the country

For clubs and groups under the AABC organisation, demonstrations and workshop can be booked through the VTP program. Get in contact to inquire about VTP prices through the AABC VTP program -

If not under the VTP or not a part of a club or AABC group, Demonstration, lecture and workshop can still be booked privately for your event.

Please contact for fees and services for your event. 

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