Education ___________ 


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, 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.

$50 / hr 

or book in for a half day or full day session (compulsory when travel is required for session)

$250 half day

$400 full day


Private Tutition

Tuition is a programmed way of study, working closely we discuss theories, techniques and actively apply these to trees be it your own pieces or work on a piece at the Hugh Grant Design studio to 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 educated and technically proficient designer of bonsai.

 One on one interactive Intensive

$300 ..................1/2 session tuition (up to 5 hrs)

$500 ..................full day session tuition (5-10 hrs)


Study Groups

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

Study group are designed to work with a group of people whom all collectively would like to improve their skills, technicality and design skills 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. The price is set as a full day fee and can be split among as many student as desired by the study group, max 8 though is recommended. Travel is possible to any location; travel fees apply.

$650 /day / per group

Demonstration + Lecture + Presentation

Hugh presents lectures and demonstrations all over the country

For clubs under the AABC Demonstrations and workshop can be booked through the VTP which apply a different rate for lecture, demonstration and workshop. 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.