Online Class

Decorating in Three Dimensions

$24.99$39.99

Achieve sophisticated multidimensional sugar work with accessible techniques. Create stained-glass effects, climbing sugar flower arrangements and bas-relief.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Maggie Austin
  • 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.

PRODUCT DETAILS

Decorate inspired cakes as you learn celebrated designer Maggie Austin's signature techniques for multidimensional sugar work. Create a Stained Glass cake with tips for mimicking the colors and opacity of this beautiful art form before you build a climbing sugar arrangement of forget-me-nots that seems to grow from this vibrant background. Use molds and fondant to build the sculptural Bas-Relief cake with intricate, elegant depth. Then, bring a touch of flair to your bas-relief with two-part cameo molds, as well as dry- and wet-painting techniques. Elevate your sugar flower skills and your bas-relief even further as you make Maggie's signature fantasy peony with its extraordinary interplay of shadows and highlights. Indulge your clients in designs with multiple dimensions of fascinating depth.

Lesson Breakdown

1. The Stained Glass Cake
30:06
Meet your instructor, cake artist Maggie Austin, as she previews the two gorgeous cakes you'll create in this class. Then get started on the Stained Glass cake as you learn how to mix and apply your paint for the base of your stained-glass effect. Finally, define your panes using an edible ink marker and a free-form geometric pattern.
2. Stained Glass & Bold Botanical
28:00
3. Stained Glass Cake: Sugar Forget-Me-Nots
36:07
4. Stained Glass Cake: Climbing Arrangement
23:41
5. Bas-Relief Cake
23:49
6. Variations on Bas-Relief
21:01
7. Bas-Relief Cake: Fantasy Sugar Peony
37:37

Taught by

Maggie Austin
Maggie Austin
A former classical ballet dancer, Maggie Austin's elegant, couture cake design has been praised worldwide in magazines, blogs and television. Maggie completed the prestigious L'Art de la Pâtisserie program at the French Pastry School with honors. She brought her unique artistic vision to life when she launched Maggie Austin Cake in 2010.
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