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Custom Lettering & Monograms

with Nicholas Lodge
Complement your cakes with messages as artful as your designs. Add custom lettering and monograms to your cakes using an inspiring collection of techniques.

Join cake decorating legend Nicholas Lodge for a comprehensive class on personalizing cakes with custom lettering and monograms. Achieve professional results using accessible transfer techniques sych as the pin-prick method. Get comfortable creating impressive lettering with freehand and color-flow royal icing techniques. Create scintillating messages by painting and piping with metallics. Stencil with innovative techniques for perfect messages every time. Use cutters to create marvelous monograms and even make three-dimensional lettering that stands up on your cake. Learn essential custom lettering and monogramming techniques for messages that complement your designs and highlight the occasion.

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Lesson 1. Introduction

  • Meet world-renowned instructor Nicholas Lodge and learn to transfer letters onto a cake using a pin or via embossing. Then, learn how to mix gel colors for hues that pop and add dimension to your designs.


Lesson 2. Royal Icing Techniques


Lesson 3. Metallics


Lesson 4. Stencils


Lesson 5. Cutters


Lesson 6. Dimensional Lettering

"This class teaches so many new techniques, not only in stenciling, monograms or making plaques, but also with how to use fondant mixed with other mediums in various ways to make a whole new medium. It truly is fascinating. I have to say this is one of the better classes on Craftsy. Full of great information and tips all the way through."
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