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Simple Techniques for Artistic Cakes

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Create artistic cakes using easy decorating techniques. From hand-drawn designs to watercolor effects, learn simple secrets to cakes that wow.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Myton Ouano
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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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.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Doodle Cake: Tracing & Painting
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
2. Doodle Cake: Doodling
3. Appliqué Cake: Painting Petals
4. Appliqué Cake: Assembly & Glazing
5. Painted & Shaped Wafer-Paper Tier
6. Coral-Textured Wafer-Paper Tier

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Myton Ouano
Myton Ouano
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.

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