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'Alien' anniversary cake

Created in this Craftsy class

Fashion-Inspired Fondant taught by Joshua John Russell

Dress up your cakes with couture stylings, including lace appliqués, quilted textures and edible "feathers." Joshua John Russell shows you how.

Other projects made as part of this class:

Cake Decorating
40th Birthday Cake
Cake Decorating
40th Birthday
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Category Cake Decorating
Type 2 Tier
Material Fondant
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YO! soooooooooo unique and different ! LOOOOOOVE IT!!!!!!

09/05/2012 Flag

How did you get that dark metallic color????? amazing!

09/05/2012 Flag

Hello, thanks for the compliment. The cake was actually iced in white fondant but covering a cake this size in ready mixed black fondant was just going to be too expensive so I airbrushed it in undiluted edible back food colouring first. That was followed by a fine coat of metallic silver diluted with vodka. I then removed some of the coloured areas with a damp cloth which exposed some of the white icing and then dry brushed dark green and metallic silver powder colour to add the highlights. The whole cake was then given a coat of edible varnish to give it the sheen and bring out the colours. I hope that all makes sense :)

09/06/2012 Flag

B-R-I-L-L-I-A-N-T A lovely work of art. Keep it up.

09/08/2012 Flag

Wow, Brilliant

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