Online Class

The Ultimate Sugar Rose

$39.99

Whether you're a budding cake artist or a full-blown pastry professional, your sugar rose skills will blossom under Nicholas Lodge's expert guidance.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 10 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including gum paste recipe
  • 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

Master decorator Nicholas Lodge teaches around the world. Now you can bring his knowledge to your own kitchen as he shows you all his favorite techniques. Nicholas will guide you through the creation of roses at all stages of development, sharing numerous time- and effort-saving tips along the way. Beginning with his special method for creating floral tape buds for a sturdy foundation, Nicholas works magic with gum paste, bringing buds and petals to life. You'll create delicate ruffles, realistic leaves and calyxes and even thorns! Then you'll color your blossoms with petal dusts and gels, and use steam to set the colors and add a healthy sheen. Nicholas will help you gather your creations into a stunning arrangement so realistic and sweet-smelling, you won't believe your eyes!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
06:09
Meet your instructor, Nicholas Lodge, and learn about the Craftsy platform.
2. Materials & Making the Base
20:32
3. Tight Rosebud
25:15
4. Classic Rosebud & Midsize Rose
27:23
5. Full & Fully Blown Roses
14:09
6. Calyx & Thorns
36:24
7. Rose Leaves
20:54
8. Coloring & Glazing
33:38
9. Arrangements
14:19
10. Bonus Lesson: Gum Paste
29:43

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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