Online Class

Sugar Flowers: Off the Garden Path

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Stop your clients in their tracks with lifelike wildflower arrangements. Update your cakes as you learn to create sugar daisies, nasturtiums, foxgloves and more.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Alan Dunn
  • 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.


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.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Daisy Flower
Meet master sugar artist Alan Dunn and get a sneak peek at the three lovely wildflowers you'll make in class. Then ease into the process with a dainty daisy. Create a textured center using common kitchen items, and discover how to wire, shape and color each petal before adding a realistic calyx.
2. Daisy Buds & Foliage
3. Nasturtium Flower
4. Nasturtium Buds & Foliage
5. Foxglove Flower
6. Foxglove Foliage
7. Finishing Touches

Taught by

Alan Dunn
Alan Dunn
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 Cake Decorating.

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