Candle making
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Candle making

Learn the creative and profitable art of candlemaking with the most extensive online courses today
3.7 (32 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
565 students enrolled
Created by Gary Simmons
Last updated 11/2015
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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Includes:
  • 25 mins on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course students will know how to set up a candlemaking studio and the basics of making candles
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Requirements
  • All contact materials and info on how to set up a studio is included
Description

If you have always been in love with Candles and Candle Design and thought one day you would like to start a business with it, then this is the course for you;

In todays world to be self employed and our own boss is something we all think about. To do this in a creative field with little start up costs is more than ideal. The problem is how to learn?

There are so many videos on You Tube yet none of them show you how to create up to date marketable designs and how then to start a business with it.

At last a Top Designer active in this marketplace shares his art form, secrets and formulas that has been perfected over twenty years of candle design work.

This is part of the most Extensive Courses available today for people interested in candlemaking as a hobby or a serious business. Candlemakingcourses is the A to Z of candlemaking. . Courses cover, lanterns, textured candles, manufacturing and marketing in fact everything you need to know to start your own candle business.

When you complete the course you will have all the information to be able to manufacture for retail shops, make to order for interior design stores, hotels, restaurants, weddings, event company's, gift shops etc or your own store.

This has made these courses The Number One On line Candle Education with students from around the world

Who is the target audience?
  • Students should take this course if they have ever been interested in candle design
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Curriculum For This Course
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Understanding the medium
2 Lectures 04:46

Equipment needed and Studio set up
4 pages
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Creating basic candles
2 Lectures 04:10
Straight and double pour
2 pages

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The artist at work
1 Lecture 10:01

In this video presentation you get to see one of the worlds leading designers create candles

Preview 10:01
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Other possibilities with the medium
7 Lectures 05:56

Working with ice has many possibilities however in this video I explain how to achieve interesting effects

Working with Ice
00:58

In this lecture I discuss finishes on candles that have interesting textures

Stone candles
01:14

Lanterns are a big part of the Candle industry. In this video I discuss the possibilities of this technique

Sphere lanterns
01:25

When using the correct additives we are able to sculpt with wax. This video further explains

Sculpting with wax
00:45

Objects on candles
00:56

Adding finishes
00:38

Summery
1 page
About the Instructor
Gary Simmons
3.8 Average rating
35 Reviews
570 Students
3 Courses
CANDLEMAKINGCOURSES

Gary Simmons is considered one of the worlds leading candle designers. He has been a designer for major manufacturing companies and has been actively participating in this marketplace for 20 years. He has set up candle companies in India China America Dubai Europe and the Caribean

Gary learnt the business in California and started Stoneglow candles with his brother in England. With over 40 employees it is one of the largest candle manufacturing companies in the country. As a designer he is constantly travelling to all trade shows throughout europe to keep a breast of current trends. Gary can take an ordinary object and make it exrta odinary with commercial appeal and its this gift that has made him reach the top of his profession. Candles become objects of art He has been a consultant to large candle companies and has been commisioned by top interior design stores world wide His work has been shown at art exhibitions in Monaco and Cannes and he has been on French television many times.

The Candle Academy on the french riviera is the most extensive candlemaking school in Europe where students come from all over the world to learn the art and business of candlemaking. The on line courses at present are being learnt in over 30 different countries and are the only complete interactive courses available