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Contemporary Cake Designs, Step by Step

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Item # 15302797
Instructor : Lindy Smith
$39.99 $29.99
Skill Level 3 : Proven experience
Bring the drama with contemporary cake designs! Award-winning cake designer Lindy Smith, shares easy-to-follow instructions for professional-level stenciling, painting, doodling and more. Use her expert advice to recreate her show-stopping designs or dream up your own captivating cake.  Bring the drama with contemporary cake designs! Award-winning cake designer Lindy Smith, shares easy-to-follow instructions for professional-level stenciling, painting, doodling and more. Use her expert advice to recreate her show-stopping designs or dream up your own captivating cake. More
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Bring the drama with contemporary cake designs! Award-winning cake designer Lindy Smith, shares easy-to-follow instructions for professional-level stenciling, painting, doodling and more. Use her expert advice to recreate her show-stopping designs or dream up your own captivating cake.
 Bring the drama with contemporary cake designs! Award-winning cake designer Lindy Smith, shares easy-to-follow instructions for professional-level stenciling, painting, doodling and more. Use her expert advice to recreate her show-stopping designs or dream up your own captivating cake.
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   Lindy Smith

A true innovator in the world of cake decorating, Lindy Smith is beloved for her outstanding, original cakes and the enthusiasm with which she shares her techniques. Lindy has written fifteen books on cake decorating, with "Simply Modern Wedding Cakes" being her latest publication. Since 2002, she has been demonstrating and teaching cake decorating skills around the globe. Lindy's passion and talent for teaching are evident in her enthralling, easy-to-follow classes.

Materials: What you Need

1 . Fluid Writer (For doodling, Lindy uses a Fluid Writer for best results. An edible food marker can be used but is not recommended.)
2 . Cutting wheel
3 . Bulbous cone tool
4 . Fondant smoother
5 . Fondant rolling pins, large and small
6 . Selection of small paintbrushes
7 . Craft and palette knives
8 . Dowels for stacking cakes
9 . Paint palette
10 . Board or portable mat
11 . Cutters in desired shapes (Lindy's Cakes Moroccan tile sets used in class)
12 . Set square
13 . Stencils in desired patterns
14 . Circle punches 
15 . Cakes
16 . Fondant
17 . Tylose/CMC
18 . Gel food coloring
19 . Petal and luster dusts
20 . Gel food colors
21 . Water-based liquid food colors 
22 . White wafer paper or other desired color
23 . Vegetable shortening and oil
24 . Sugar glue
25 . Piping gel
26 . Nonpareils

Lesson Plan: What you Learn

Lesson 1 : Tiled Cakes: Stenciling Tiles
00:22:25

Meet Lindy Smith and start by learning which stencils work best for making tiles. Lindy will share two ways to stencil with petal dust for lovely matte and burnished finishes. And you'll get comfortable deciding which part of the pattern to cut out for maximum impact on your tiled cake.

Lesson 2 : Tiled Cakes: Delightful Designs
00:13:08

Explore the variety of looks you can achieve as we "audition" tiles before placing them on the cake. Lindy will also show you how to trim down and place your tiles precisely, before finishing off this show-stopping confection.

Lesson 3 : Doodle Cakes: Essential Patterns
00:19:55

Learn how to transform your cakes with just one tool. Lindy shares her exclusive technique for drawing thin, delicate lines on your cake. Plus you'll experiment with essential shapes and patterns.

Lesson 4 : Doodle Cakes: Cutouts & Doodling
00:16:56

Lindy shows you how to add color and interest to a doodle cake. Work with paisley and flower cutouts. Then doodle on top, around and between your cutouts for an organic, customizable effect.

Lesson 5 : Hand-Painted Ribbon Cakes
00:22:06

Learn how to emboss fondant. Use a simple cutting wheel to create a flowing, organic design. And mix edible paints to add dramatic color. You'll also find out how to paint your cake to bring your design to life.

Lesson 6 : Wafer Paper Flowers
00:17:07

In your last lesson, Lindy will show you how to create a simple spiral flower from a single circle of wafer paper. You'll learn a clever technique for coloring your flowers. And Lindy shares her techniques for making hand-painted petals.



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