Kate Sullivan
Craftsy Instructor

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Kate Sullivan is an accomplished teacher and the owner of the New York-based cake studio Cake Power. She is the author of Kate's Cake Decorating: Techniques and Tips for Fun and Fancy Cakes Baked with Love. Her cakes have been featured in numerous publications, including O magazine, The Knot and InStyle Weddings, as well as on television programs such as Food Network Challenge, The Martha Stewart Show ... Read Full Bio »

Kate's Craftsy Classes

Over-the-Top Modeling Chocolate

Create three amazing projects perfect for showers, birthdays, groom's cakes and more with renowned cake designer Kate Sullivan. Learn to use dowels, wire and floral tape for simple, reliable and customizable structures. Build the framework for the lighthearted Elephant cake topper, add modeling chocolate, sculpt your playful pachyderm, and bring your design to life with color and a gravity-defying balloon. Apply the same structure in a whole new way to create the Poker-Playing Dog cake, sure to bring a smile to any groom's face. Then, use a variety of methods to create tasty modeling chocolate flowers: dainty daffodils, textured hydrangeas and impressive peonies. Plus, add a final touch of sweetness to your cake with a chirpy modeling chocolate bird. Use approachable techniques to bring inspired designs to the table!

$19.99 $39.99

The Art of Painted Cakes

With three illustrative projects, cake designer Kate Sullivan guides you through her favorite design-transfer and hand-painting techniques. Learn to emboss, over-pipe and paint cakes for a striking combination of color and depth. Blur the line between painting and sculpture with multi-dimensional sugarwork. Paint any pattern you desire using the pencil design-transfer technique. Plus, create a vibrant fusion of colors with the wet-in-wet, tie-dye painting method. You'll even learn to tailor your results using different styles and metallic pigments. Trends come and go, but cake art is forever. Hand paint coveted cakes with rich color and imagery using accessible techniques.

$19.99 $39.99

Kate's Projects

Tie-Dye Cake
Koi Cake
Tie Dye Cake for the Rachael Ray Show
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