Online Class

Mastering Modern Sugar Flowers

$39.99$49.99

Keep your sugar flowers in-demand and up-to-date. Cater to the event with basic, client-worthy and competition-level variations on three sought-after species.

Skill Level

Advanced

What You Get

  • 10 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Nicholas Lodge
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join master sugar artist Nicholas Lodge to create some of the industry's hottest sugar flowers in incredibly lifelike detail. For each flower, you'll discover variations that grow in complexity along with your confidence. Progress through several styles of the oh-so-popular succulent. Create three types of striking ranunculuses, finishing with the most sophisticated version. Advance from a classic dahlia sugar flower to a pompom dahlia and an intricate spider dahlia. You'll even learn to create realistic buds, leaves and calyxes for each flower, and receive tips on dusting and arranging them. Plus, get in-depth advice on pricing the sugar flowers you've made in class. Create fresh, fascinating sugar flowers for birthdays, weddings, competitions and more!

Lesson Breakdown

1. The Succulent
39:24
Meet world-renowned instructor Nicholas Lodge as you dive into your first contemporary gum paste creation, the succulent. Use an all-in-one cutter as Nicholas demonstrates best practices for handling gum paste, using floral wire and thinning and veining leaves.
2. Succulent Variations
18:12
3. Finishing the Succulents
36:40
4. The Ranunculus
41:38
5. The Wired Ranunculus
29:07
6. Finishing the Ranunculus
33:38
7. Classic Dahlia
25:07
8. Pompom & Spider Variations
36:49
9. Finishing the Dahlia
23:15
10. Arrangements
36:06

Taught by

Nicholas Lodge
Nicholas Lodge
Nicholas Lodge is one of the top instructors in the current generation of sugarcraft artists. The author of numerous books, Nicholas teaches and demonstrates his unique skills around the world. Over the years his teaching tours have taken him to 26 countries. He is internationally known not only for his unique skills in sugar art, but also for the quality of his demonstrations and classes, at which he inspires enthusiasm in everyone who attends. He is also a popular judge for sugar art events around the globe. A native Brit, Nicholas founded the International Sugar Art Collection school near Atlanta, Georgia, where he teaches his signature sugar flower classes. His product line, the International Sugar Art Collection, features more than 400 specialized tools and piece of equipment. ISAC boasts a sister school in Tokyo, Japan, where Nicholas spends 16 weeks of the year teaching. He also spends time in Chicago, where he is a regular instructor at the prestigious French Pastry School's L'Art de Gateau program.
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