Gary has the creative ability and eye to take an ordinary object and make it extraordinary with commercial appeal. This has made him one of the most sought after candle designers in the business today and probably ranking him as one of the top designers in the world today.
CEO Aroma Home
new candle maker 2019
existing candle maker
No words can describe how
truly amazing this course
A very very inspirational course.
I realised after the first hour
my investment was jusifyed
Alex English NBA Allstar
Even being an existing
candlemaker for many years
I was very inspired
I would recommend these
courses 100% for people serious
in starting a business
I was very pleased to have one of the worlds leading candle designers teach my daughter the art and business of candle design
His Royal Highness Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi
Ajman Royal Family
I searched the planet to
find work like this
The course coverered
everything possible I would need to
know to start a
You have proven to us that you are only limited by your imagination
Steve and Christian
A great educator
I never realized I could learn 20 years of design work in 6 days
A wonderful creative adventure
A very intense course and
the price totally justifyed
It was a privilege to learn
from a master
I feel confident to open my
I absolutely loved Gary's Candle Design Seminar.
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.
The boot camp of candle making
Alison and Steve
The courses were reassuringly
expensive and you defianatly
get what you pay for
All the knowledge you need.Excellent
The course was much more than I
Isle of Man
I now have the knowledge to sell my product
Your genius gave me the confidence to create
An amazing place. A proffessional teacher
Patrice and Beatrice
It was a great pleasure and experience working with one of the top designers in the candle business; His work, touches and colour selections for his designs are amazing. We at Groundwork are really honoured by having Gary Simmons train all our staff
You have given me a great future
Huge and Humbled Thanks to Gary Simmons. After a second trip to your amazingly beautiful Villa, i am heading home fulfilled and confident in the skills youve given me. An Artist with unparalleled skills and a personality that is perfect for instruction, truly grateful for the time given. For anyone thinking of studying with Gary, i can hand on heart say not only is he a very accomplished and gifted Artist, he is also a superb host, that goes beyond expectations in every way. Good luck with the Royal Exhibition my friend. Hope to catch up with you in Dubai.
It was a fantastic journey with you.The Candle Academy seems to be the best place in the world for learning the art of candle making. The way you assisted me in processing my visa,pick up and drop off from the airport and hospitality was first class. Daily homework and tests helped me recollect the days course and your patience as a top educator will help me alot for my future. Thank you very much.
Thank you so very very much for being the most inspiring and motivating teacher ever. You are a compassionate quiet and extremely encouraging person. You are confident in your teaching and encouraged me all along the course having more confidence in my ability than I have had in mine. This rare quality is the mark of a great teacher
Amazing course, Amazing Teacher, Amazing location . Jamaica 2020
I never realized that I would learn so many techniques in such a short time I skyped my children the designs each night and they were amazed at what I could do.
Sakeena Edoo / Lumiere London
Lessons are step by step and easy to learn. Fantastic inspiration to get motivated in the art of candle making
Alexandra Perrier d Arc /French Riviera
I spent a very enjoyable week in the South of France learning how to make some wonderful candles with Gary, and now I have the confidence to tackle projects that would have seemed impossible previously'.
Jeanie Clark / Poitou Charente France
A very cool designer after taking his course you realize the skys the limit with what you can actually achieve. Thank you so much.
Lee Ambra Harvey / Los Angeles
Two days at Candle Making Academy Thailand that have changed my life ! Thank you, Gary, for finding such a perfect place for creativity. I could not even imagine that i can do soming like this...but with your help, teaching methods,clear explanations and most important showing me all techniques i feel so confident now. Thanks a lot for sharing your knowledge with your students, you are very giving person. Happy to know you.