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Romantic Garden Roses

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Make trend-setting sugar roses, buds and leaves with Nicholas Lodge. Then, transform your blooms into alluring arrangements your clients will love!

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What You Get

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

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Learn to build blooms and bouquets partygoers won't believe with lessons from sugar artist Nicholas Lodge. During class, you'll create four gorgeous flowers: a classic garden rose, a captivating wild rose, an English rose and a hybrid tea rose. Along the way, breathe life into sugar buds and leaves for each type of rose you've created. Add to the realism of your work with thorns, stems and water droplets that won't roll off your foliage. Then, Nicholas will help you make your cakes bloom with simply stunning sprays. Plus, get valuable advice for pricing your work with confidence. Spice up your sugar flower skills! Learn how to make romantic sugar roses and unforgettable arrangements.

Lesson Breakdown

1. The Classic Garden Rose (Harison's Yellow Rose)
Meet master decorator Nicholas Lodge, and start making your first flower -- a beautiful classic garden rose. Nicholas guides you through the process of making intricate, pollen-dusted stamens from thread. You'll also learn how to craft delicately-veined petals and a realistic calyx using gum paste.
2. Wild Roses
3. English Roses
4. Hybrid Tea Roses
5. Buds & Leaves
6. Special Effects
7. Arranging & Pricing

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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