Online Class

Custom Lettering & Monograms

$19.99$39.99

Complement your cakes with messages as artful as your designs. Add custom lettering and monograms to your cakes using an inspiring collection of techniques.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including Nicholas' gum paste recipe
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Nicholas Lodge
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join cake decorating legend Nicholas Lodge for a comprehensive class on personalizing cakes with custom lettering and monograms. Achieve professional results using accessible transfer techniques sych as the pin-prick method. Get comfortable creating impressive lettering with freehand and color-flow royal icing techniques. Create scintillating messages by painting and piping with metallics. Stencil with innovative techniques for perfect messages every time. Use cutters to create marvelous monograms and even make three-dimensional lettering that stands up on your cake. Learn essential custom lettering and monogramming techniques for messages that complement your designs and highlight the occasion.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
13:39
Meet world-renowned instructor Nicholas Lodge and learn to transfer letters onto a cake using a pin or via embossing. Then, learn how to mix gel colors for hues that pop and add dimension to your designs.
2. Royal Icing Techniques
44:43
3. Metallics
32:46
4. Stencils
36:13
5. Cutters
33:07
6. Dimensional Lettering
25:35

Taught by

Nicholas Lodge
Nicholas Lodge
Nicholas Lodge is one of the top instructors in the current generation of sugarcraft artists. The author of numerous books, Nicholas teaches and demonstrates his unique skills around the world. Over the years his teaching tours have taken him to 26 countries. He is internationally known not only for his unique skills in sugar art, but also for the quality of his demonstrations and classes, at which he inspires enthusiasm in everyone who attends. He is also a popular judge for sugar art events around the globe. A native Brit, Nicholas founded the International Sugar Art Collection school near Atlanta, Georgia, where he teaches his signature sugar flower classes. His product line, the International Sugar Art Collection, features more than 400 specialized tools and piece of equipment. ISAC boasts a sister school in Tokyo, Japan, where Nicholas spends 16 weeks of the year teaching. He also spends time in Chicago, where he is a regular instructor at the prestigious French Pastry School's L'Art de Gateau program.
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