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3D Sculpted Greg The Wimpy Kid

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid birthday cake

Created in this Craftsy class

Advanced Cake Sculpting: Bobbleheads taught by Mike McCarey

Learn how to sculpt a cake that will turn heads! Cake artist Mike McCarey shares his secrets for constructing and carving a truly sweet caricature.

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Category Cake Decorating
Type Sculpted
Style Whimsical
Kara Andretta on craftsy.com

Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this cake: Threaded rod, MDF, plywood, cake boards, assorted hardware items, course recipes (cake and butter cream), modeling chocolate, fondant

Kara Andretta on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? The curvature of his body (see the side view) and the topsy-turvey cake he's holding.

Kara Andretta on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be well planned right down to every last 1/8 inch measurement! And be knowledgeable about your materials and their advantages/weaknesses.

Kara Andretta on craftsy.com

This is simply amazing!!! An inspiration and skills to strive for!

10/21/2013 Flag

love it

11/06/2013 Flag

I saw this on Google images once and I saved it because it was awesome - a few months later I find it on craftsy!

04/28/2014 Flag

How did you get your threaded rod to curve and bend for the leg touching the board

12/30/2015 Flag

That's an advanced technique I teach in live, in-person classes. ;)

01/01/2016 Flag

Hello Kara is a great pleasure to send you this message, love their work, they are beautiful. And there's a cake you made a cake dancer, as he did to her skirt? is rice paper? It is to teach me through a tutorial? Please say yes, I loved, and I would love to learn to try. Can you teach me? Hugs Sarah his fan. I will send my email if you want to communicate with me, but please be sure to speak.

06/11/2016 Flag