This issue’s cover cake features floral hoops – a big trend in wedding styling at the moment. Add to that copper lettering and macramé decorations and you’ve got yourself enough new techniques to keep you occupied for a whole weekend!
For those who are new to modelling or just looking for something quick and easy, Karen Taylor’s cute fawn is seated and is made up of simple shapes – perfect for beginners.
If you’re looking to take your modelling skills to the next level, Vicky Teather’s yoga cake incorporates a basic armature to help support the figures in more complex positions. It’s so easy when you know how!
Combine carving and modelling whilst learning how to use your new Cake Smoothie™ with this fun frog cake. The extra details are what really bring this shaped cake to life.
Whether you’re new to sugar flowers or have been making them for years, discover step-by-step tutorials for no less than eight different blooms, and that’s not including the berries, foliage and even pine cones.
Have a go at combining trendy torn textures with cocoa butter painting. Find out how Rachel Hudson keeps the repeating pattern on this design so neat and precise.
So you’ve tried painting onto sugarpaste, but did you know you can paint directly onto chocolate ganache? Find out how with Emily Hankins’ floral tutorial.
Find out how household objects and homemade tools can help you achieve an accurate and professional finish with Pamela McCaffrey’s architectural cake creation.
You’ll find these step-by-step tutorials and many more from top cake designers in the August/September 2018 issue of Cakes & Sugarcraft magazine, out now. It’s packed with the latest trends and original, easy-to-follow tutorials that you won’t find anywhere else.
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