Elaine Truong

San Luis Obispo, Ca USA

In Chinese restaurant business for over 30 years....Food is my business....Baking is my passion!!

Craftsy Member since June 2012


I'm enrolled in these Craftsy classes:

Paint Better Portraits: Realistic Skin Tones
Color in Bloom: Painting Flowers With Oil
20 Essential Cooking Techniques
The Essential Guide to Lightroom
Next Steps in Digital Photography
Night Photography
The Essential Guide to Photoshop
20 Lightroom Lifesavers
Simple Shapes, Modern Cakes
Capture the Moment: Three Unforgettable Cakes
Stretch Your Style: Designs for Any Client
The New Chicken Dinner
Cooking Essentials: All About Beef
Creative Cuts for Color Reveals
Pâte à Choux Pastries
Danish Pastries From Scratch
Cakes That Wow!
Sculpting Essentials: The Perfect Sphere
Runway Ready: More High-Fashion Heels
Fun With Mixed Media
The Custom Cupcake
On the Rise: Bun & Roll Techniques
Secrets to Whole-Grain Bread Baking
Grow Better Greens
Cakes in Vivid Color
Better Buttercream
Simple Skills for Dramatic Designs
The Clean & Simple Collection: Playful Techniques
Inventive Ink: Colorful Mixed Media Effects
Vibrant Stamping: Creative Color Techniques
Cards With Dimension
Cardmaking Essentials: Thank You Cards
Travel Scrapbooking With Amy Tan
Patterned Paper Play
Gorgeous Greeting Cards: Stamping & Beyond
Scrapbooking With Style: Clean & Simple Layouts
Rose's Heavenly Cookies
The Perfect Finish: 25 Realistic Techniques
Acrylic Landscape Painting
Acrylic Color Mixing Made Easy
Sugar Flowers
Classic Techniques for Contemporary Layer Cakes
Product Photography at Home
Sugar Flowers: Off the Garden Path
Romantic Garden Roses
Beyond Vanilla: Flavors From Around the World
Charming Party Cakes
Exploring Chocolate Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills
Arranging Sugar Flowers
Fabulous Bows & Fashion Details
Photographing Coastal Landscapes
Close-Up Nature Photography: Beyond the Basics
Tricks of the Trade: Photographing Liquids
Painting Trees in Acrylic
Painting the Imagined Landscape in Acrylics
Painting With Color: A Contemporary Approach
Acrylic Landscapes Close to Home
Drawing Children: Charcoal Portraits
Draw Better Portraits
Botanical Illustration
Mixed Media Drawing
Radiant Portraits in Colored Pencil
Simple to Sensational Doughnuts
Secrets of Gluten-Free Baking
Sweet & Simple: 10 Classic Desserts
Miniature French Desserts
Flawless Finishing
Cabinetry Tips & Techniques
Love Your Vegetables
Classic Pies Made Easy
Classic & Creative Brioche Pastries
Fresh Arrangements
Food Photography
Building Your Business: Beautiful Cake Photography
Narrative Portraiture: Painting in Acrylic
Acrylic Painter's Toolbox
Acrylic Painting: Basics & Beyond
Decorating in Three Dimensions
A Better Cook in 10 Dishes
Crochet: Basics & Beyond
Improve Your Crochet
Painting Wildlife: Acrylic & Mixed Media
Stabilizer Savvy
Garden of Quilted Possibilities
Water Views: Acrylic Landscapes
Transform Your Garden Design
Creative Ways With Whole Grains
Low & Slow BBQ at Home
Delicious Decorations
Creative Photography
Growing Heirloom Tomatoes
Vegetable Gardening: Smart Techniques for Plentiful Results
Dog Photography
Building Your Business: Smarter Display Cakes
Drawing Anime Style
Mini-Cakes, Many Occasions
The Essentials for Understanding Light
Drab To Fab Furniture Upcycling
Commercial Photography: Taking Product Photos That Sell
25 Innovative Photoshop Techniques for Photo & Video
Bonsai Wiring Essentials
Dream Wedding Cakes
A New Look at the Crooked Cake
Cakes in Full Bloom
The Art of Painted Cakes
Elevating Oriental Stringwork
Custom Lettering & Monograms
Building Better Cakes: Creative Cake Separators
Mexican Street Food: Tacos & Salsas
Fun With Fusible Appliqué
20 Fresh Appliqué Techniques
Authentic Thai Cooking: The Classics
Homemade Salty Snacks
The Oil Painter's Handbook
Simple Fresh Quilts
Basics of Digital Photography
Breaking Into the Business of Photography
Composing Classic Landscapes
Linear Landscape Quilts
Innovative Buttercream Cakes
Perfect Party Cakes
Custom Cake Toppers: Step by Step
Oil Painting: Sand, Sea & Sky
High-Fashion Heels
All-Star Cakes
A Cake for Every Season
The Perfect Cupcake
The Wilton Method®: Creative Cake Pops
Modeling Chocolate Magic
Creative Flavors for Cakes, Fillings & Frostings
A Cake for Every Occasion
Handmade Sourdough: From Starter to Baked Loaf
Modern Mosaic Cakes
Knit Lab: In the Round
Lace Knitting: Basics and Beyond
Jewelry Workshop
Wire-Wrapped Stones, Crystals & Clusters
White Chocolate Wrap: Undersea Adventure
Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor
Decorating From the Inside Out
Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond
Delicate Wafer-Paper Cakes
Clean & Simple Birthday Cakes
Tiny Cupcake Toppers
Portraits in Watercolor
Painting the Nude
Pet Portraits
The Secrets to Perfect Stenciling
Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies
40 Techniques Every Sewer Should Know
French Pastry Shop Classics
Mastering Modern Sugar Flowers
Elegant Embroidered Quilts
Designer Fondant Textures
Drawing Facial Features
Professional Family Portraits
Perfecting the Pie Crust
Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch
Secrets of Slow Cooking: Mastering the Braise
Classic Italian Pasta Sauces: Seafood & Vegetable
Homestyle Pan Sauces
Roasting Techniques Every Cook Should Know
Elegant Lace Cakes
Classic Car, Timeless Techniques
Art Quilt Backgrounds
Design It, Quilt It
Quilting Quickly II
Beyond Basic Machine Quilting
Machine Quilting Negative Space
Machine-Finished Hand Appliqué
Stupendous Stitching
Free-Motion Quilting with Feathers
Amigurumi: Woodland Animals
Crafty Crochet Embellishments
Homemade Italian Pasta
The Art of Airbrushing
French Cooking at Home: The Food of Provence
Painting Flowers in Acrylic
Quilting Quickly
Art Quilting 101
Crazy Quilts
Creative Quilt Backs
Sew Ready: Machine Basics
Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide
Sewing Machine Feet from A to Z
Mastering Zipper Techniques
Exotic Sugar Orchids
Jeweled Wedding Cake
Piece of Cake! with Colette Peters
Intro to Modeling Chocolate
Vintage Cakes, Modern Methods
Fashion-Inspired Fondant
Modern Buttercream
Classic Croissants at Home
Artisan Bread Making
Advanced Fondant Techniques
Shoot It!
Modern Piping
Jam & Marmalade
Topsy-Turvy Cake Construction
Decadent Chocolate Cakes
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers
Ins & Outs of Grafting
Design Your Own Castle Cake
Sugar Berries, Leaves & Blossoms
Sewing Custom Valances
Pictures to Pixel Quilts
QuiltCon Lecture Series 2013
Beyond Basic Broomstick Lace
Rolled Fondant Flowers
Fondant Ruffles, Pleats & Drapes
Southern Sugar Flowers
Basic Fondant Techniques
Piping Buttercream Borders
Cake Topper Techniques: Fondant Animals
The Classic Self-Portrait
Heirloom Lace Edgings
Sculpted Dog Cake
Cake Design Made Simple: The Wedding Dress
Designing Modern Quilts
The Ultimate Sugar Rose
Intro to Isomalt
Cake Topper Techniques
Designer Handbag Cakes
Classic Sugar Flowers
How to Start a Cake Business
Clean & Simple Cake Design
Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch
Bag-Making Basics: Drawstring Bag & Bucket Bag
Craftsy Block of the Month 2013
Micro Torch Basics
The Hand-Painted Cake
Fondant Frills
The (Not So) Itty-Bitty Giraffe
Artisan Bread in Minutes
Homemade Chocolate Candy: Truffles, Bonbons & More
The Extended Harvest
Designing Elegant Edible Gardens
Vivid Flowers in Colored Pencil
Paint Better Portraits From Photographs
Cooking Mistakes
Perfect Pizza at Home
The Perfect Birthday Cake
Master the Methods
Cooking Essentials: All About Chicken
Secrets to Cooking Fish: Eight Essential Techniques
Pet Portraits in Colored Pencil
Building a Raised-Bed Garden
Perfect Knits Every Time: Understanding Knitting Patterns
Baby Shoes: Step by Step
One-Dish Meals Made New
Mastering Meringue: Techniques & Treats
Machine Embroidered Classics
Painted Pictorial Quilts
Big Techniques from Small Scraps
Contemporary English Over-Piping
Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth and More
Global Cupcake Design
Small Cakes, Big Business
French Home Cooking: The Essential Techniques
A Modern Take on the Mother Sauces
Off-Camera Flash Photography
Portraits With an On-Camera Speedlight
Shooting Intimate Landscapes
Family Photography: Candid Moments & Storytelling
Studio Portrait Lighting
Photographing Flowers
Landscape Photography: Shooting From Dawn to Dusk
Watercolor Flower Bouquet
Painting an Allegory: Concept to Canvas
Mastering Australian Stringwork
Simply Modern Cake Design
Gravity-Defying Cake Designs
Learning the Lambeth Method
The Wilton Method®: Piped Flowers
Advanced Cake Sculpting
Vintage Cake Design
Drawn to Painting
Spring & Summer Sugar Flowers
Sewing Studio
Sewing Texture
Playful Piecing Techniques
Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine
Hand-Stitched Collage Quilts
Machine Quilting with Templates
Sweet & Savory Food Gifts
Piping Cookies That Pop!
The Modern Monogram
Layered Embellishments: 12 Stunning Techniques
Start Machine Quilting
Finishing School: Better Borders
Luminous Flowers in Acrylic
Nature in Watercolor: Painting Trees
Sweet Elegance: 16 Cookie-Decorating Techniques
Little Pink Dress Cake
Bold & Beautiful: Wafer-Paper Flowers
Focaccia & Flatbreads From Around the World
Cooking the Perfect Steak
10 Essential Techniques for Better Drawing
Photographing Wildlife
Stunning Succulent Arrangements
Vegetable Gardening: Innovative Small-Space Solutions
Travel Photography
Tropical Sugar Flowers
Fast-Food Cakes
Fondant Techniques: The Sweet Treat Tower
Over-the-Top Modeling Chocolate
Delicious Gluten-Free Cake

23 Class Projects

Class: The Perfect Birthday Cake
with Corrie Rasmussen

Class: The Perfect Cupcake
with Jennifer Shea

Class: Design Your Own Castle Cake
with Sharon Wee

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