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The Clean & Simple Collection: Playful Techniques

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Boost your cake decorating confidence! Learn to create a collection of 30 incredibly lifelike textures and embellishments using simple techniques.

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What You Get

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

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Product Details

Easily achieve 30 amazing effects with step-by-step guidance from cake decorator Jessica Harris. Start class by learning how to paint fondant, so you can create incredible animal prints: cowhide, zebra, giraffe, leopard and jaguar! You’ll also discover inlay techniques that will help you do the same. Next, get innovative as you make beautiful wafer-paper feathers and delicate gelatin wings. Learn Jessica's techniques for creating metallic mermaid scales and more that are nothing short of magic. Then, tap into trendy rustic finishes as you bring whitewashed wood, tree stump and fir bark effects to life. Discover three-dimensional woven and knitted textures perfect for surface designs and super-cute toppers. You'll even learn to create Western-inspired textures sure to amaze any cowboy or cowgirl, and chic modern textures that capture the city.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet cake designer Jessica Harris as she highlights the innovative techniques you'll learn for crafting fun, realistic textures from fondant, gum paste and modeling chocolate. Then get started creating everything from realistic animal prints and rustic wood finishes to wispy feathers and modern woven textures!
2. Animal Textures
3. Feathers & Wings
4. Scales
5. Wood Textures
6. Woven Effects
7. Western Textures
8. Building Materials

Taught by

Jessica Harris
Jessica Harris
A former interior designer and engineer, Jessica Harris is a self-taught cake artist who is fascinated by crisp lines and high-contrast designs. Jessica's eclectic background has led her to develop innovative techniques for making cakes that capture a modern graphic style. On her website, jessicaharriscakedesign.com, she chronicles her cake-decorating adventures through each cake she makes, and helps others create beautiful cakes for their families, friends and clients! With cakes featured in Cake Central magazine, and on popular blogs such as Style Me Pretty, Half Baked and more. Jessica is excited to share what she's learned and interact with you in her Craftsy classes!

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