Candle making

Learn the creative and profitable art of candlemaking with the most extensive online courses today
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 32 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2014 English

Course 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

What are the requirements?

  • All contact materials and info on how to set up a studio is included

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course students will know how to set up a candlemaking studio and the basics of making candles

Who is the target audience?

  • Students should take this course if they have ever been interested in candle design

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Understanding the medium
Equipment needed and Studio set up
4 pages
Section 2: Creating basic candles
Straight and double pour
2 pages
Cold layered pours
Section 3: The artist at work

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

Section 4: Other possibilities with the medium

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


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


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


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

Objects on candles
Adding finishes
1 page

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Instructor Biography


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

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