with Elisa Strauss
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Designer Handbag Cakes

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Overview

Get a handle on designing handbag cakes, including custom color and texture choices. Sculpt your cake into a fashionable handbag with divots and pleats to form an authentic sense of movement; and create genuine-looking zippers, rivets and buckles from gum paste. Learn new techniques for doweling your cake and applying textured fondant. Develop dynamic sculpting methods; and explore exotic fondant patterns and textures like ostrich, alligator, and giraffe. Make a handbag so cute you could just eat it up.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 11 episodes
  • 4h44m

Included in this Class

1. Introduction
2m

1. Introduction

Meet cake artist Elisa Strauss and learn about the Craftsy platform.

2. Cake Template
8m

2. Cake Template

Turn your cake inspiration into a template and learn about time management.

3. Color & Texture
21m

3. Color & Texture

Learn fundamental color theory and how to achieve fashionable textures.

1. Introduction
2m

1. Introduction

2. Cake Template
8m

2. Cake Template

3. Color & Texture
21m

3. Color & Texture

4. Sugar Decorations
1h1m

4. Sugar Decorations

5. Building the Cake
23m

5. Building the Cake

6. Sculpting & Spackling
34m

6. Sculpting & Spackling

7. Piecing the Fondant
26m

7. Piecing the Fondant

8. Adding the Soft Details
35m

8. Adding the Soft Details

9. Putting It All Together
1h0m

9. Putting It All Together

10. Bonus - Fondant Faux Wood
10m

10. Bonus - Fondant Faux Wood

11. Bonus - Distressed Leather
4m

11. Bonus - Distressed Leather