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Introduction to Sugar Flowers

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Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

13th Jan 2021, 10 weeks

Day(s):

Wednesday

Time:

18:00 - 20:00

See alternative times and dates »

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 86

Overview

On this course, you'll learn to create beautiful seasonal flowers (flowers may vary in each term).

  • Spring - Lily of the valley, daffodils, primula, orchids, peonies and lilies including buds, leaves and foliage.
  • Autumn - Christmas roses, poinsettia, holly, berries, ivy and pinecones.

You will build confidence and knowledge working with flower paste and wires. Helpful hints and tips given throughout the course. You will learn:-

  • Cutting, frilling and shaping the paste.
  • Colouring your creations with petal dusts.
  • Setting with steam to give realistic effect.
  • Glazing.
  • Tape and group flowers together into sprays.

Anyone returning to this course will learn to create lots more new and stunning flowers.

You will receive a list of tools and equipment needed on the first night.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • No formal entry requirements this is a leisure class for people looking to learn new skills with icing.

What you study

You will learn:-

  • To handle flower paste, cut, mould and form into beautiful flowers on wires.
  • To colour with petal dusts, glaze, tape together into sprays that can be used to decorate celebration cakes.

After the course

Careers

Move onto one of our many other evening leisure classes.

Teaching

How the course is taught

Taught by lecturer demonstrating and then students make their piece with supervision and help if needed.

Additional Information

Materials

You should supply your own icing cutters and tools. A list will be given on the first night.

Dress code

  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Apron to protect your clothing from splashes.
  • Tea towel for drying dishes.

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00 26th Aug 2020 - 4th Nov 2020 10 weeks 10 weeks View »
  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    13th Jan 2021, 10 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Wednesday
    Time:
    18:00 - 20:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 86