Vagabond Baker

Weston, Florida

My name is Cynthia Lorow. I have been a baker since I was a little girl. I started decorating cakes for family and friends a couple of years ago. Everyone said I should start a business doing cakes. So I did! You can find me at, on Facebook, Pinterest or now Craftsy. I am self taught and am always looking for new ideas and techniques. Craftsy has provided me with wonderful convenient classes to improve my skills.Thank you, ... Read Full Bio »

Craftsy Member since May 2013

I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Secrets of Gluten-Free Baking
Low & Slow BBQ at Home
Mix It!
Sugar Flowers
Simple Shapes, Modern Cakes
The Wilton Method: Baking Favorite Cakes
Classic Pies Made Easy
Perfecting the Pie Crust
Jam & Marmalade
How to Make Gnocchi Like a Pro
Latin American Street Food: Empanadas, Arepas & Tostadas
Everyday Thai Cooking
Cooking Essentials: All About Pork
Flavorful Stews From Around the World
Secrets to Cooking Fish: Eight Essential Techniques
On the Rise: Bun & Roll Techniques
Baking Boot Camp: Cakes & Crusts
Danish Pastries From Scratch
Artisan Bread in Minutes
Homemade Salty Snacks
Love Your Vegetables
Vegetable Know-How
Master the Methods
Slow-Cooker Savvy: Make Your Best Meals
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
Simple Soups From Scratch
Foundations in Silversmithing
Essential Wirework Techniques
Cards With Dimension
Watercolor Cards Made Simple
Fresh Techniques for Artful Layouts
Colored Pencil Essentials
Pet Portraits in Colored Pencil
Drawing With Colored Pencils
Radiant Portraits in Colored Pencil
Picture Book Illustration
The Ultimate Guide to Drawing Hands
Simple Techniques for Better Portraits
Paint Better Portraits From Photographs
Loosen Up: Techniques for the Painterly Approach
Painting Trees in Acrylic
Painting Trees Through the Seasons
Color in Bloom: Painting Flowers With Oil
Painting With Color: A Contemporary Approach
The Essential Guide to Lightroom
Lightroom Essentials: The Develop Module
20 Lightroom Lifesavers
Perfecting Photoshop Portraits
Studio Portrait Lighting
Portraits With an On-Camera Speedlight
The Essentials for Understanding Light
Coffee-Shop Cakes
Beyond Vanilla: Flavors From Around the World
Mastering Meringue: Techniques & Treats
Rose's Heavenly Cookies
Exploring Chocolate Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
The Ultimate Cake-Baking Toolbox
The Wilton Method: Get Started Cookie Decorating
Tipsy Cakes
Indian Curries: The Basics & Beyond
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Mexican Comfort Food
Focaccia & Flatbreads From Around the World
Sweet & Simple: 10 Classic Desserts
Homemade Chocolate Candy: Truffles, Bonbons & More
Sweet & Savory Food Gifts
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
The Baker's Guide to French Breads
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
Celebrate With Cookies: 19 Favorite Designs
Nature in Watercolor: Painting Trees
Pâte à Choux Pastries
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Asian Wrap & Roll
Artisan Cheese Making
Vivid Flowers in Colored Pencil
Drawing Birds in Brush & Ink
Botanical Illustration
Drawing Anime Style
Figure Anatomy for the Artist
Quilled & Sculpted Cards
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Luminous Flowers in Acrylic
Simple & Stunning Watercolor Techniques
Travel Photography
Simple Piping, Stunning Results
Too-Cute Toppers!
The Custom Cupcake
Silhouette Savvy
Couture Cakes
Classic Techniques for Contemporary Layer Cakes
Mobile Photography
25 Innovative Photoshop Techniques for Photo & Video
Industry Secrets for the Savvy Decorator
Wafer-Paper Party Cakes
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Drawing Essentials: Inspired By Nature
Get Started Airbrushing
Sweet Success: Kids' Cake Toppers
Drawing Essentials: Rendering Form
Sculpting Essentials: The Perfect Sphere
Sculpting Adventure
Building Your Business: Decorate for Success
The Clean & Simple Collection: Elegant Techniques
Dramatic Cake Design: Luscious Lace
Capture the Moment: Three Unforgettable Cakes
Cakes That Wow!
The Essential Guide to Photoshop
Playful Toppers
Runway Ready: More High-Fashion Heels
Complete Knife Skills
Better Buttercream
Cakes in Vivid Color
Draw Better Portraits
The Clean & Simple Collection: Playful Techniques
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
The Perfect Finish: 25 Realistic Techniques
Simple Skills for Dramatic Designs
Sculpting Magic
Romantic Garden Roses
Charming Party Cakes
Arranging Sugar Flowers
Classic Croissants at Home
Incredible Cut-Out Cakes
Delicious Decorations
Fast-Food Cakes
The Perfect Birthday Cake
Building Your Business: Beautiful Cake Photography
Fondant Techniques: The Sweet Treat Tower
A Cake for Every Season
Painting Wildlife: Acrylic & Mixed Media
Decorating in Three Dimensions
The Perfect Cupcake
The Art of the Picture Book
Perfect Party Cakes
Acrylic Painting: Basics & Beyond
Building Your Business: Smarter Display Cakes
Modeling Chocolate Magic
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Innovative Buttercream Cakes
Mini-Cakes, Many Occasions
Create Stunning Birthday Cards
Mastering Modern Sugar Flowers
Delicate Wafer-Paper Cakes
The Art & Science of Perspective
Dream Wedding Cakes
Custom Cake Toppers: Step by Step
High-Fashion Heels
French Pastry Shop Classics
A New Look at the Crooked Cake
Modern Mosaic Cakes
The Wilton Method®: Stunning Small Cakes
White Chocolate Wrap: Undersea Adventure
Building Better Cakes: Creative Cake Separators
All-Star Cakes
A Cake for Every Occasion
Cakes in Full Bloom
Clean & Simple Birthday Cakes
Custom Lettering & Monograms
Tropical Sugar Flowers
Elevating Oriental Stringwork
Photographing Flowers
Commercial Photography: Taking Product Photos That Sell
The Art of Painted Cakes
Tiny Cupcake Toppers
Decorating From the Inside Out
The Secrets to Perfect Stenciling
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
Micro Torch Basics
Professional Family Portraits
Drawing Facial Features
Painting an Allegory: Concept to Canvas
The Artful Copy: How to Paint Like a Master
Watercolor Flower Bouquet
Small Cakes, Big Business
Cake Design Made Simple: Art Deco
Learning the Lambeth Method
The Wilton Method®: Piped Flowers
Simply Stunning: Hand-Stamped Cakes
Simply Modern Cake Design
Drawn to Painting
Vintage Cake Design
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Global Cupcake Design
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Gravity-Defying Cake Designs
Elegant Lace Cakes
Master Palettes: Exploring Color Mixing
Classic Car, Timeless Techniques
Spring & Summer Sugar Flowers
The Art of Airbrushing
Rolled Fondant Flowers
Mastering Australian Stringwork
Designer Fondant Textures
The Hand-Painted Cake
The Ultimate Sugar Rose
Piece of Cake! with Colette Peters
Classic Sugar Flowers
Vintage Cakes, Modern Methods
Fashion-Inspired Fondant
Cake Topper Techniques
Perfect Pizza at Home
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers
Modern Buttercream
Advanced Fondant Techniques
Shoot It!
Piping Buttercream Borders
Fondant Frills
Clean & Simple Cake Design
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Cake-osaurus Rex
Advanced Cake Sculpting
Paper Arts
Modern Piping
Intro to Isomalt
Designer Handbag Cakes
Southern Sugar Flowers
Topsy-Turvy Cake Construction
Metalsmithing at Home
Exotic Sugar Orchids
Jeweled Wedding Cake
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Intro to Modeling Chocolate
How to Start a Cake Business
Contemporary English Over-Piping
Basic Fondant Techniques
Design Your Own Castle Cake
Fondant Ruffles, Pleats & Drapes
Sculpted Dog Cake
Cake Topper Techniques: Fondant Animals
Cake Design Made Simple: The Wedding Dress
Sugar Berries, Leaves & Blossoms
Baby Shoes: Step by Step
Sugar Flowers: Off the Garden Path
Stretch Your Style: Designs for Any Client
Piping Cookies That Pop!
Layered Embellishments: 12 Stunning Techniques
The Modern Monogram
Sweet Elegance: 16 Cookie-Decorating Techniques
Bold & Beautiful: Wafer-Paper Flowers
Little Pink Dress Cake
Fabulous Bows & Fashion Details
Creative Flavors for Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
Close-Up Flowers in Watercolor
Food Photography
Basics of Digital Photography
Simple to Sensational Doughnuts
Miniature French Desserts
Delicious Gluten-Free Cake
Over-the-Top Modeling Chocolate
Fresh Arrangements
Creative Cuts for Color Reveals

54 Class Projects

Class: The Art of Airbrushing
with Lisa Berczel

Class: Cake Topper Techniques
with Anne Heap

Class: Clean & Simple Birthday Cakes
with Jessica Harris

67 Projects »

Following 13 »

1 Saved Project »