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Global Cupcake Design

with Sheryl Bito
Global Cupcake Design
Use thin layers of fondant and fun embellishments to create whimsical cupcakes customized to portray people and styles from around the world.

Layer and embellish fondant for detailed cupcake toppers that represent any person you choose! Cupcake designer Sheryl Bito will help you easily translate the essential details of photos into original sketches and templates for personalized toppers fit for any occasion. She will also guide you through a variety of her own clever designs: an Indian bride and groom in exquisite, intricate clothing; a Western couple ready for the aisle in a gorgeous gown and classic tuxedo; a carefree birthday girl with a cake and candle; and a glowing graduate in cap and gown! While making these projects, you'll learn to style these cute cupcake companions with hand-painted details, lace appliqué, beaded decorations and much more!

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Lesson plan

6:09

Lesson 1. Finding Inspiration

  • Meet your instructor, Sheryl Bito, as she leads a discussion about how to find global inspiration right in your own living room.

28:10

Lesson 2. Indian Bride's Head

  • Learn how easy it is to use Sheryl’s templates to create a beaded veil, beautiful makeup and even a bindi.

20:14

Lesson 3. Indian Bride’s Body

  • Finish your Indian bride as you create an elegant sari complete with beading, golden highlights and hand-painted detail.

34:04

Lesson 4. Indian Groom

  • Create a dashing groom with a turban and Nehru-style collar and learn how an embossing stamp and texture mat can add detail.

27:58

Lesson 5. Western Bride

  • Make a blushing bride who will be aisle-ready in her pleated ivory wedding dress, up-do hairstyle and miniature pearl necklace.

14:38

Lesson 6. Western Groom

  • Work in tiny detail as you fashion this groom, complete with pocket square and bow tie!

28:07

Lesson 7. Design Variations

  • Sheryl discusses customizing for different cultures and styles before demonstrating her adorable birthday girl and proud graduate.

11:14

Lesson 8. Bonus: Mr & Mrs. Claus Cupcakes

  • Nothing but nice! Make adorable holiday cupcakes as Sheryl demonstrates how to make Mr. & Mrs. Claus!

"The teacher is very good at explaining and inspiring you to create stunning cupcake people. The techniques you learn here allow you to create people for any occasion. Great job Sheryl. Looking forward to your next class."
- bluesodacake

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