Beginners Candle Making Class: Let There Be Light!

How to make candles


Handmakers Factory

Handmakers Factory

18k followers
Work-Shop

Work-Shop

19k+ likes
30k followers

1 hour 1 to 20 (public classes), 12 to 40 (private)

label $70


There’s no denying that the humble candle, first invented by the Romans, has the power to instantly soften a space, combining light, heat and fragrance in a flickering ambience. Become a chandler (‘90s sarcasm optional) in this candle making class. Using soy wax and fresh ingredients with zero preservatives, you’ll create quality candles.

In this beginners candle making workshop, we’ll cover the selection and blending of fragrance, wicks and waxes, optimal temperatures and room conditions, and the safety and legal requirements of chandlery. Mix and blend fragrances, and create a new addition for your home or a gift for a friend. All materials are supplied. This class is sure to kindle your interest in the olfaction and aesthetics of the simple and timeless candle.

Let there be light.

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class



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What you'll get
  • Instructions for how to continue at home
  • Premium soy wax, fragrances and glass wear to make:

    • One large clear candle

    • Set of six tea lights

What to bring
  • A box to transport your fiery new creations

Location

Work-Shop Melbourne - 195 Argyle Street, Fitzroy VIC

Your teacher
Handmakers Factory

Handmakers Factory

18k followers

Handmaker’s Factory, run by Nichola Prested is a studio space in West Footscray, Melbourne empowers people to confidently create in a sustainable way, share their knowledge and learn new skills through our creative workshops.

 




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

19k+ likes
30k followers

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.

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