HXG Workshop: Creating Cactus Art (A Paint in the Garden Workshop)


creating cactus art workshopThe third of our “Paint in the Garden,” Series this workshop season, is a fun-filled, NO PAINTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED workshop! All participants receive step by step instructions from start to finish to create their very own cactus. This very drought tolerant plant can help reduce outdoor water consumption when used in your landscape. This hands-on workshop is offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS), Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) and Erika Brown, member of FOHXG.


Saturday, March 23, 2019
10:30 am. to 1:00 p.m.


Halawa Xeriscape Garden
99-1268 Iwaena Street
Halawa Valley’s Central Park
Industrial Area
(get directions)


$30 for general public and Friends of Halawa membership “Friend” level
$20 for supporting, corporate and lifetime memberships
We accept cash, checks and most major credit cards.


Participants will have fun creating an impressionistic, vibrant cactus painting on a spacious 11”x 14” canvas. Instructor Erika Brown will coach students on the use of acrylic paints and how to use layering, blending and shading techniques to give their masterpiece just the right look. The Creating Cactus Art Workshop is for ages 10 years old and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants will not only learn to paint this cactus, they will learn about its versatility and how using it in their landscape or container garden will help reduce outdoor water consumption. Participants should bring an apron and have the option of packing a meal and/or snack with beverage.


Advanced registration is required. Registration opens Tuesday, March 5, 2019, and closes at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019, or when all spaces are filled. Call (808) 748-5315 or email workshops@hbws.org to register. BWS security and workshop registration requires submittal of participant’s full name, home address, phone number, and email address where applicable.

See the 2018-2019 workshop schedule.