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Sweet Seasons: Fall Foliage

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Item # 15291172
Instructor : Nicholas Lodge
$29.99 $19.99
Skill Level 3 : Proven experience
Create stunning sugar berries, leaves and pumpkins with guidance from renowned sugar artist Nicholas Lodge. First, learn how to make the center of beautiful bittersweet berries. Then, add natural-looking husks, color your berries and assemble them on a branch for an impressive effect. Up next, Nicholas shows you how to make large, wired leaves with an intricate internal support system that only looks like it was difficult to create. Plus, find out how to dust and distress your leaves for a dramatic effect. Finally, learn how to create a festive, hand-modeled pumpkin using skills that can be transferred to any fall gourd you wish. And, combine all of your elements for cakes everyone will fall in love with.   Create stunning sugar berries, leaves and pumpkins with guidance from renowned sugar artist Nicholas Lodge. First, learn how to make the center of beautiful bittersweet berries. Then, add natural-looking husks, color your berries and assemble them on a branch for an impressive effect. Up next, Nicholas shows you how to make large, wired leaves with an intricate internal support system that only looks like it was difficult to create. Plus, find out how to dust and distress your leaves for a dramatic effect. Finally, learn how to create a festive, hand-modeled pumpkin using skills that can be transferred to any fall gourd you wish. And, combine all of your elements for cakes everyone will fall in love with. More
Learn how to bring brilliant fall cake designs to life for cakes that impress.

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Create stunning sugar berries, leaves and pumpkins with guidance from renowned sugar artist Nicholas Lodge. First, learn how to make the center of beautiful bittersweet berries. Then, add natural-looking husks, color your berries and assemble them on a branch for an impressive effect. Up next, Nicholas shows you how to make large, wired leaves with an intricate internal support system that only looks like it was difficult to create. Plus, find out how to dust and distress your leaves for a dramatic effect. Finally, learn how to create a festive, hand-modeled pumpkin using skills that can be transferred to any fall gourd you wish. And, combine all of your elements for cakes everyone will fall in love with. 
 Create stunning sugar berries, leaves and pumpkins with guidance from renowned sugar artist Nicholas Lodge. First, learn how to make the center of beautiful bittersweet berries. Then, add natural-looking husks, color your berries and assemble them on a branch for an impressive effect. Up next, Nicholas shows you how to make large, wired leaves with an intricate internal support system that only looks like it was difficult to create. Plus, find out how to dust and distress your leaves for a dramatic effect. Finally, learn how to create a festive, hand-modeled pumpkin using skills that can be transferred to any fall gourd you wish. And, combine all of your elements for cakes everyone will fall in love with.
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   Nicholas Lodge

Nicholas Lodge is one of the top instructors in the current generation of sugarcraft artists. The author of numerous books, Nicholas teaches and demonstrates his unique skills around the world. Over the years his teaching tours have taken him to 26 countries. He is internationally known not only for his mastery of sugar art, but also for the quality of his demonstrations and classes, at which he inspires enthusiasm in everyone who attends. He is also a popular judge for sugar art events around the globe. A native Brit, Nicholas founded the International Sugar Art Collection school near Atlanta, Georgia, where he teaches his signature sugar flower classes. His product line, the International Sugar Art Collection, features more than 400 specialized tools and piece of equipment. ISAC boasts a sister school in Tokyo, Japan, where Nicholas spends 16 weeks of the year teaching. He also spends time in Chicago, where he is a regular instructor at the prestigious French Pastry School's L'Art de Gateau program.

Materials: What you Need

1 . Gum paste 
2 . Bittersweet, maple leaf and grape leaf cutters
3 . Maple, grape and ivy leaf veiners
4 . Pearl mold and pearl stick set
5 . 2" polystyrene balls
6 . Piping gel 
7 . Stencil/wood-burning tool
8 . Large flower picks (PME)
9 . Rice cereal treats
10 . Liner brush 10.0
11 . Gel colors
12 . Dusting powders 
13 . Floral wires
14 . All-in-one groove board
15 . Formers
16 . Texture mat
17 . Foam flower pad
18 . 9" gum paste rolling pin
19 . Small, medium and large pin sticks
20 . Small paintbrushes
21 . Round cosmetic sponges
22 . Cornstarch in a dusting bag
23 . Thin craft foam sheet
24 . Confectioners' glaze
25 . Edible spray lacquer 
26 . Ball tool
27 . Dresden/veining tool
28 . Fine metal tweezers
29 . Mini palette knife
30 . Spring-action scissors
31 . Scissors
32 . Wire cutters
33 . Pliers
34 . Steamer
35 . Digital scale
36 . Drying station/rack

Lesson Plan: What you Learn

Lesson 1 : Bittersweet Berries
00:14:33

Start your mini-class with Nicholas Lodge by creating the bittersweet berry center. Then, craft the characteristic husk in a variety of autumnal stages. Plus, add color and assemble your berries on a branch for botanic realism that's sure to set your work apart.

Lesson 2 : Fall Leaves
00:21:28

Learn how to create large wired leaves with an intricate internal support system and bring out the dramatic beauty of the season with professional dusting techniques. You'll also learn additional distressing effects for eye-catching results.

Lesson 3 : Pumpkins
00:16:10

Learn how to make a small, hand-modeled pumpkin that can be easily transformed into the fall gourd of your choosing.

Lesson 4 : Arrangement Inspirations
00:01:48

Finally, find out how to incorporate your fall berries, leaves and pumpkins into beautiful cake designs!



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