Celebrity cake decorator Marina Sousa reviews fondant handling basics and then works up to some very sophisticated techniques with texture, stencils, molds and piping. Follow along at your own pace as she shows you how to create lavish surface detail like lace and filigree, tie bows you'll swear are fabric and sculpt details from fondant, gum paste and chocolate.
Learn dozens of Marina’s insider cake decorating tips as you make brooches, pearl bursts, buttons and all other forms of wedding day bling. Create a multi-tiered masterpiece dressed in edible embellishments. Sculpt simple round cakes into tapered or wavy tiers. Construct custom pedestals draped with fondant swags and come away with essential cake industry knowledge. In Marina's Jeweled Wedding Cake, you won't just be enamored with the dazzling final cake – you'll fall in love with the process of decorating it as well.
Add dimension, movement and pizzazz to your cake designs using ruffles, fringe, geometric designs and much more. Use a wide array of specialized and household items to recreate three variations of six different fondant textures. And learn to mimic couture gowns with hand-painted and embossed ruching techniques. Marina will also teach you multiple variations of fringe, from fun flapper-esque bands to elegant swags and playful loops!
If you're passionate about making stylish, gorgeous cakes, take a look at this class. Joshua John Russell will show you how to use fondant to mimic fabric, textures, and colors inspired by the great runway designers of the world. Joshua is a fantastically charismatic teacher, and he's always fun to be around!
SPECIAL OFFER just for CRAFTSY STUDENTS!
I will be teaching two hands on master classes here in California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. February 1-3 & 4-6 2013.
I say "master class" not necessarily because of skill level (all skill levels are welcome!)- but more so because it's a rare opportunity to spend 3 days - in an intimate, personalized, hands on environment that will truly allow you to take your skills to the next level. It is truly going to be an extraordinary experience and I am so looking forward to working with people who are as dedicated and passionate about the art of sugar craft as I am!
There are just a few spots left!
Please let me know if you have any questions I may answer for you about the classes- and for specific information about the two classes please click here:
Mention "Craftsy" and you'll receive a special enrollment bonus! And if you register for BOTH classes you will also recieve a $200 credit towards any of Marina's Molds!