Wedding Sugar Flowers

Ref: C2341849

You will learn advanced skills focusing on how to colour, wire, tape and construct the popular flowers with it’s a variety of blooms, combined with bright filler flowers and foliage to create a unique spray of sugar flowers to go on celebration or wedding cake.

Course aim

You will make delicate sugar flowers are the perfect addition to any celebration cake and make for pretty and unique decorations.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • You will learn how to make tulips, daffodils, sweet peas, freesias and much more.
  • You will learn how to shape and dust them for a realistic finish
  • You will learn how to assemble the final individual flowers and foliage into an elegant spray.
  • You will learn how to vein individual petals and leaves
  • You will learn how to display flowers on cakes to make a celebration cake for any occasion.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • you will need to buy some equipment, tools and materials

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • you will need to do some research

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

Download full course information sheet

Wedding Sugar Flowers

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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