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Exotic Sugar Orchids

Master the delicate shaping and subtle coloring of three elegant orchids with the guidance of your own gum-paste guru, James Rosselle. James shares his devotion to lifelike beauty as he walks you through the deconstruction of a real orchid and the creation of its sugar-art counterpart, from cutting and ruffling the petals and forming the center, to assembly and adding natural hues. You can jump directly to the individual lessons for creating the Cattleya orchid, the Dendrobium or the Cymbidiu...

Cost: $40 Per Course

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Master the delicate shaping and subtle coloring of three elegant orchids with the guidance of your own gum-paste guru, James Rosselle. James shares his devotion to life-like beauty as he walks you through the deconstruction of a real orchid and the creation of its sugar-art counterpart, from cutting and ruffling the petals and forming the center, to assembly and adding natural hues.You can jump directly to the individual lessons for creating the Cattleya orchid, the Dendrobium or the Cymbidium, or choose to make all three! Use the skills acquired with one flower to master the subtleties of the others, then see how you can combine them to create a show-stopping floral topper.Three bonus lessons included with your class cover looped leaves, bamboo stems and marbled pebbles. As an enrolled student, you'll also have exclusive access to a supply list and instructions for these sweet fillers.Bring a touch of the tropics to your cake creations. Enroll in Exotic Sugar Orchids today!What You'll Learn: Creating gum-paste petals, from cutting and veining to wiring and ruffling Forming naturalistic orchid throats and centers Wiring and taping tricks for avoiding bulky bases when assembling the blossoms Dusting techniques for applying life-like colors Floral topper arrangements in Asian and modern stylesWhat You'll Make: Cattleya orchid Dendrobium orchid Cymbidium orchid Bonus: Looped-leaf fillers, fondant bamboo stems and marbled pebbles made of sugar paste Floral groupings using the orchids and fillersWhat You'll Need: Gum paste and gum glue (recipes included), and royal icing An assortment of petal and leaf cutters Molded leaf and petal veiners Gum-paste tools including rolling pin, rotary cutter, ball tools and groove board Floral wire, tape and bubble-tea straws Wire cutters, needle-nose pliers and tweezers Petal dusts in an assortment of colors A cake to decorate!

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  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: James Rosselle
  • Cost: $40 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy

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