Grant Manier’s Peacock

Daily Top 3 - Apr 05, 2016

My cake inspiration is from Grant Manier’s Peacock. I love the peacock he made with spectrum colors which also expresses autism itself. I created the peacock using the same shape of his peacock as I didn’t want to change a lot of his art work, as I actually love what he did. I used the blossom flowers to give the peacock its colors and try to follow the same color as he did.

On my cake, I put Chrysanthemum because this flower blooms in November, it stands for the light of hope in dark times. So my cake also represents ‘hope’ to people in the world to understand more about autism. I was a playgroup teacher when I was in Indonesia for one year before I moved to Italy and one of my colleague handle one kid with autism. I just knew at that time that this kid is different but he is not sick, he just needs to be understanding and to give them more attention. But with this collaboration, I learned to understand more what is autism all about. I even have one of my best friends who has a son on the spectrum. So I hope my cake will give ‘hope’ to raise people’s awareness and not to treat autism as a disease or sickness or something that we couldn’t talk about. They are the same like everyone else, but they are just unique and need to be understood.

We hope we’ve motivated you to make a difference so we’ve partnered with 2 worthy Charities who provide much needed support to those with Autism and their families. Please take a moment to click the links, learn more about them and if you can spare a donation – all the better!
https://donate.nationalautismassociation.org/fundraise?fcid=641082
http://globalautismproject.org/

For more creations, visit : https://www.facebook.com/SugarArt4Autism/?ref=hl

Thank you so much to Dina, Suzy and Samantha for including me to this collaboration.

Supplies: fondant gold edible paint

Tools: rolling pin blossom cutters paint brushes

Tags: autism grant manier peacock collaboration

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miettes ...

Amazing piece !!

Claire Potts ...

Very beautiful X

SweetLin ...

Thank you Dina and Claire <3

ChristopherJames ...

Lovely ! 😀👍🏻

CakesbyAngelaMorrison ...

<3!!!!!

incrEdibleAddiction ...

I love peacocks and this one is especially beautiful!

Bethann Dubey ...

Wow so Beautiful Lin! <333 love design and the gorgeous colors! <333333

SweetLin ...

Thank you so much everybody <3

Dragons and Daffodils Cakes ...

Beautiful

Sweet Dreams by Heba ...

This is perfectly beautiful :)

Zoepop ...

Stunning as always!!!

Artym ...

Very beautiful!!! X

Noreen@ Box Hill Bespoke Cakes ...

How fabulous Lin.
I love it.
xxx.

sugar voyager ...

Stunning💖

Aga Leśniak ...

Beautiful hu! Love it!

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