About the Creating Art from Marine Debris Workshop

This workshop unleashes your playful creativity to create something extraordinary and beautiful from waste. Foraged marine debris and discarded waste are sources of inspiration for creating something new from what we already have around us.

In this workshop, you will:-

  • create something that’s individually yours, using marine debris and clean household and industrial waste
  • let play, spontaneity, creativity and imperfection guide your project
  • use a range of tools ad techniques to create your masterpiece, without relying on sticky tape and glue

Your facilitators, Mardi and Diana, personally forage, collect and clean the marine debris, ready for the workshop.

Marine debris litters the shoreline of our beaches and lakes and this waste has devastating effects on our animals, our health and the planet. This workshop is one way we can use what’s already in circulation but doesn’t discount the fact that we really need to refuse and reduce our consumption.

Workshop Facilitators

Workshops are facilitated by eco living educator Mardi (left in the photo) from French for Tuesday and Diana from See ya Sista, an experienced artist who creates art from found and foraged materials.

We are local people who are passionate about reducing waste. We do this by helping you tap into your creativity by creating something amazing from waste.

We hope you will leave with something you’re proud of, as well as letting it be the impetus for everyday conversation about minimising our waste.

As Featured In…

Listen in to the brief podcast interview “Getting Creative with Rubbish” by Lake Macquarie City Council for my insights and stories behind creating art from waste.

Found here at apple podcasts, spotify, or wherever you access your podcasts.

Are you Interested in a Workshop?

Due to the current covid-19 lockdown restrictions, there are currently no in-person workshops. We would love to offer more workshops once we know it’s absolutely safe and healthy for the whole community.

These workshops are a brilliant way to be with friends for a pre-wedding get-together, end of year celebration, birthday celebration or an informal yet valuable workplace event to reconnect your team in a relaxed environment.


Previous workshops have been at The Yoga Place Cafe at Blacksmiths.


Workshops are between 3 and 5 hours duration. This allows plenty of time for creativity.

No. of People

For the best workshop, we recommend no more than 20 participants.


For pricing enquiries, please contact Mardi here

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