Alan Dunn
Craftsy Instructor

Great Britain

Alan's interest in sugar flowers began from reading books and apprenticing with the British Sugarcraft Guild. By age 17, he was leading sugar-flower classes. He has since taught throughout the U.K., North America and across the globe. Alan is the author of 12 books on sugar flowers, including Exotic Sugar Flowers for Cakes. He contributes regularly to industry publications such as Cakes & Sugarcraft, Cake Decoration Monthly and American ... Read Full Bio »

Alan's Craftsy Classes


Sugar Flowers: Off the Garden Path

Create true-to-life wildflowers and extraordinary arrangements alongside world-renowned sugar artist and instructor Alan Dunn. You'll start by creating a lovely daisy along with buds, leaves and grasses for a simple yet refined spray. Next, form an exquisite nasturtium, blooming buds and seedpods, and learn to arrange them gracefully. Bring the beautiful, bell-shaped foxglove to life, and complement it in a magnificent spray featuring realistic bracts, multisized buds and ferns. Then, learn to add even more interest to your arrangements by creating a five-leaved Virginia creeper, dramatic red ink plants and picturesque butterflies. Plus, discover how to incorporate all these flowers and foliage into one unforgettable arrangement.

$29.99 $39.99


Tropical Sugar Flowers

Discover an oasis of vibrant sugar flowers and alluring accoutrements with master sugar artist Alan Dunn. Create a breathtaking bauhinia complete with a beautiful bud and hearts entangled foliage. Bring a romantic hibiscus flower to life with eye-catching dimension and complete the look with a realistic bud, exotic berries and heart-shaped leaves. Finally, make an elegant gardenia spray set off with a matching bud, leaves and two styles of succulents that add sophisticated movement to your arrangements. Travel beyond ordinary sugar flowers and give any celebration a window into paradise.


Alan's Projects

The Daisy
The Foxglove
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