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Cake Topper Techniques

Anne Heap teaches you how to model cake toppers that are too adorable for words. Learn how to color, structure and form gum paste into a sleeping baby, a sitting boy, a sitting pregnant lady and a standing woman.These characters are so cute you could almost eat them up! Adorn your cakes with these colorful figurines and apply the techniques learned in class to model an endless variety of cute characters. Start with the basics of working with gum paste, and learn how to use gel colors to produ...

Cost: $40 Per Course

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These characters are so cute you could almost eat them up! In this class you will sculpt multiple gum paste human figurines that vary in age, gender and body position. These include "Henry," the pea-in-a-pod baby; "Olive," the sleeping baby girl; "J.J.," the sitting boy; "Penny," the seated pregnant lady; and "Madison," the fun-and-flirty upright figure.Decorate your cakes with this colorful cast of characters, or apply the techniques to mold your own sugary cake stars. Start with the basics of working with gum paste, and learn how to use gel colors to produce realistic skin tones. Then sculpt your toppers and dress them with fashionable gum paste outfits that you create no sewing machine required! Support your figures with skewers and wire to place them in a wide variety of positions. Your toppers will take the cake!What You'll Learn Color and condition gum paste Model sweet and simple human figures Structure figures in various positions Accessorize with hairstyles & clothes

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

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