Simple Techniques for Artistic Cakes
Learn how to achieve consistently beautiful results in your artistic cakes. The techniques are all here and internationally renowned instructor Myton Ouano is your guide. Begin by getting comfortable with edible pens as you transfer eye-catching designs to unique cakes. Then, make a doodle cake and draw custom designs directly onto your projects. Myton shares tried-and-true tricks for achieving a hand-painted look on dark-colored fondant. And, he demonstrates how to apply a frosting sheet appliqué to a fondant-covered cake with ease. Finally, learn how to paint wafer paper that won't warp, and shape your paper to build striking structural elements. Plus, create a textural wafer-paper podium for your doodle cake and learn how to hand-tear wafer paper for a coral-inspired effect that will wow loved ones and clients alike.
Myton Ouano has built a career on creating unusual and artistic cake designs. He shares his coveted decorating shortcuts and tricks with students all over the world, and now, he shares his one-of-a-kind designs with students right here on Craftsy.
Materials: What you Need
Lesson Plan: What you Learn
Learn tips and tricks for working with edible pens as you transfer your designs for no-fail results with reusable templates you make yourself. And, add a color wash for bold accents
Explore how to create freehand doodles as Myton shows you several ideas, from simple to advanced, for successfully and confidently drawing them directly onto your cake.
Learn how to achieve a hand-painted look on dark-colored fondant as you use icing sheets for a foolproof appliqué effect. Then, master watercolor effects as you bring two types of pansies to life.
Understand how and why to assemble your flowers and designs before applying them to your cake. Next, learn proper techniques for applying your frosting sheet appliqué to a fondant-covered cake, and find out how to paint a mirror glaze for an ultra-glossy look
Discover all of the wonderful things wafer paper can do as you learn how to paint wafer paper that won't warp. Then, shape it for a stunning structural and modern accompaniment to your appliqué cake.
Learn how to create a textural wafer-paper podium for your doodle cake. You'll see how to hand-tear wafer paper for a coral-inspired finish and find out how to apply the dimensional strip sets before adding delicate hand-painted details.