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.

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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.

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The icing on the Cake circa 1999/2000

Demonstration during Squires Kitchen 7 Annual Exhibition

video footage from early 1990's

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Sugar flowers Classes with Alan Dunn

Online Home Tutorials with Alan Dunn

Iceland Poppy and Chinese Jasmine

Iceland Poppy online tutorial

In this one hour video lesson you will find step by step instructions to show you how to create lifelike Iceland Poppies.

 

Chapters of the class include

- Centre/Ovary

- Attaching stamens arround the centre

- Make wired petals, adding texture, frilling and dusting

- Assembling  the full bloom flower

- Make an open bud

- Make closed bud

- Create poppy leaves

- Colour the flower, buds and leaves with dust colours.

- Arranging the floral components into a pretty spray.

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Chinese Jasmine online tutorial

In this 21 min video lesson you will find step by step instructions to show you how to create lifelike Chinese Jasmine

 

Chapters of the class include

- Flowers

- Buds

- Dusting

- Assembling

- Create leaves

- Colour the flower, buds and leaves with dust colours.

- Arranging the floral components into a pretty spray.

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