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Candle Design / Candlemaking Courses by distance learning

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The Candle Academy - Online Candle Making Courses:
Are you searching for quality candle making classes taught through home study and online by a renowned candle making training provider? Due to popular demand from students worldwide, with The Candle Academy, you can learn to make beautiful candles from the comfort of your own home or studio in the UK, USA, Caribbean, or around the world. Taught by Gary Simmons from the UK - one of the top candle designers in the world - our distance learning candle making courses will start you on the path to an exciting new career in candle design or a very rewarding hobby.

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Taught through Skype Seminars or a combination of HD video demonstration, PDF files, and email correspondence, our courses are for complete Beginners to Advanced level artists and design professionals. Gary Simmons also teaches on-site candle making courses at his residential school in Jamaica in the Caribbean.

Quality Candle Making Education by distance learning:

Photo of Candle Design / Candlemaking Courses by distance learning• The Candle Academy offers premium on-site candle making classes and online study courses.

• These comprehensive courses aim to equip you with the creative, technical, and commercial skills you need to make a profit and livelihood from this profession.

• Our unique and intensive candle making courses taught through distance learning and online study follow the same techniques and training methods as our face-to-face programs, making it an ideal solution for people that live too far to be able to attend in person in Jamaica in the Caribbean.

• Quality candle design techniques can take years to study yet if taught properly, can be learned through essential formulas.

• These key formulas are highly guarded by professional candle makers because they translate not only into ideas but also into business revenue. Everything that is learned at The Candle Academy is an accumulation of being active in this special career and market for 20 years.

Message from your instructor, Gary Simmons:

Image of Candle Design / Candlemaking Courses by distance learning• Hello, and thank you for your interest in The Candle Academy.  I will be delighted to assist you in learning about this very unique career choice or rewarding hobby.

• My main objective in offering these specialist courses through distance learning are two fold.

• The first goal is to introduce the many possibilities this highly flexible artistic medium has to offer with full comprehension of every technique and inspiring each student to find their own creative ability.

• The second goal is to provide you with a full understanding of the business opportunities available in this field.

• With over 20 years of experience and constant research, all of the techniques I teach are kept current and marketable. Once all my courses are completed, graduates truly have a complete education in candle design.

• To date, I have taught these unique courses in London (UK), Dubai (UAE), Shanghai (China), Singapore, Thailand, Cairo (Egypt), Monaco, Jamaica, Florida and Los Angeles, California, and I want to impart my knowledge and experience of this ancient trade to students globally for you to create your own distinctive imprint in candle design. 

• The success of my online candle making courses is based on the fact that they are interactive, unlike so many other online or video courses. I don't just send you the information hoping that is sufficient.

• At the end of each course, I still expect you to send photos of your creations, and to complete a written test before we move can on to the next level course.

• With these online-based courses, you will find it as extensive as attending one of our workshops. It is just like you are attending my academy in Thailand, and learn the exact same way as face-to-face students.

• You will receive a list of products and materials you need to purchase so you have everything ready to make my designs. The price for you to do this may be around 400 USD / 500 USD, depending on where you live, which will include everything to create the candles for the complete course by distance learning. You will also have enough product to create stock which will help to balance your startup cost.

• It is my belief that if you want to learn any new business, you need to learn everything intensively and properly because when you do, this will save you money and time in the long term. The training is structured that way; it starts with learning the basics and progresses to more complicated techniques as we go along.

• Your and my dedication combined, will bring you to levels of candle making that you would never have imagined. I very much look forward to being part of your artistic journey.



Online Candle Making Courses via Skype Class or HD Videos:

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Modules and Techniques taught include: 

Sculpting With Wax, Marble Candles, Earth Candles, Silhouette Candles, Outdoor Candles, Advanced Color Techniques, Textured Finishes, Working With Colour, Working With Natural Objects, Ancient Finishes, Hand Cutting Techniques, Objects in Candles, Special Effects, Wax Wall Art and more..

Candle Making Seminars via Skype:

How Skype Seminars Work:

You will need to purchase all basic candle making equipment yourself at home, and have a workspace set up for your class. A list of the materials and tools needed is supplied, and you can source these in your home country or with the contacts that your teacher Gary provides. The materials and tools can cost around 350 USD (approx. 380 / 390 U.S. dollars).

You will need a good Skype connection set up in your work area / studio, and you will see Gary based in his studio in Jamaica. This way, you interact through each step of your journey in becoming a candle designer or skilled candle making hobbyist as if you were working alongside Gary in person.

Course by Skype Options:

Price: 2000 USD -  Includes 4 hours a day for 6 days plus all formulas on PDFs and 6 months' email support.

Price: 1200 USD -  Includes 4 hours a day for 4 days plus all formulas on PDFs and 4 months' email support.

Price: 600 USD -  Includes 4 hours a day for 2 days plus info in starting for a business or profitable hobby. 

HD Video Course Options:
These new HD Video Courses offer a dynamic and intensive online learning experience with full HD videos and detailed formulas with new marketable techniques.

- 10 Courses studied via PDF files and HD video
- Price: 100 USD each
- No obligation to purchase complete set
(More details on the adjoining "Programs" page).

- Price: 500 USD (meaning 50% off currently as a special offer).
- 10 Courses studied via PDF files and HD video
- Contains complete set of courses
- There are no time limits, and you learn in your time.
(More details on the adjoining "Programs" page).

- 5 Courses studied via PDF files and HD video
- 40 USD per course
- No obligation to purchase complete set
(More details on the adjoining "Programs" page).

- 5 Courses studied via PDF files and HD video
- 25 USD per course
- No obligation to purchase complete set
(More details on the adjoining "Programs" page).

Candle Academy Student Reviews:

Picture of Candle Design / Candlemaking Courses by distance learning•  "Very detailed and intensive. I was looking for the wow factor and that's exactly what I got."
G. Woodard, USA

• "Gary thank you again for the hard work you put to teach me everything about the candle making business. Your passion and love for candle design was truly inspiring. I now feel ready and secure to start my own business. I couldn't find any better course. The seminar is the best investment I have done."
Samantha, El Salvador

•  "I have been a candle maker for 14 years and felt stuck with no creativity. The courses right from the start enabled me to be inspired and much more creative. My existing customers bought my new designs right away."
H. Auounsdottir, Iceland

•  "I never imagined that candle making could be so exciting and challenging the course is full of information and helpful tips."
Y. Tran, Brazil

"A very cool designer after taking his course you realize the sky's the limit with what you can actually achieve. Thank you so much."
Lee, Los Angeles, California, USA

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