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Hand Painting

I remember being utterly terrified the first time I painted a cake! I’d been asked for an animal print cake and the customer had sent me an image that was clearly painted! Luckily for me my friend Liz (time for tiffin) had done one so she talked...

Handpainting - Favorite Technique

Another technique that i like is handpainting. In cookies or in the cake, i use the same technique. Sometimes i just do freehand handpainting like the cookie bellow. I created this tutorial for Veena’s Art of Cakes.

Handpainting...my favorite technique (at least for now! Ha!)

I have really gotten into handpainting as of late and LOVE it. I blend Americolor or Wilton color gels with a Super White color gel and get the color to form a consistency similar to that of acrylic paint. I actually did not know how much like...

CakesDecor Theme: Teapot Cakes

What’s not to love about a cake with SO much design potential? There are endless ways to decorate a teapot cake, florals, handpaintings, they can even be transformed into a show-stopping gravity defying maserpiece! – We have some AMAZING...

The Caketastics: Barcelona´s K´taark Attack Cake

I want to show you what we did Daniel (Fogar12Fogar), Mayte (Maytartas) and me at the International BCNandCake Exhibition. We made the first live Megaworkshop/experience in Spain during the four days of the exhibition. That was an amazing...

Cut-Outs: Favourite Technique!

They are relatively new to me, but I have completely fallen in love with making sugarpaste cut-outs. They are fiddly and time consuming, but I find making them really therapeutic, and I think they are brilliant effective on cakes. I started...

Dimension Vintage Tubby Time Doll Cookie 💐👧🏻🎨

I love decorating dimensional cookies using a pressure piping method, and hand painting! For this week’s video tutorial I will show how I created this Tubby Time Cookie Doll.

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 3.08 / August 2014

Hello my Lovelies, It was with immense sadness and reluctance that I have to tell you that this will be my last issue as Editor of the CakesDecor Gazette. I have made the very difficult decision to admit that I am spread a little too thin to be...

Interview #16: Karen Portaleo

Bio I studied art at the Ringling School of Art and Design, jewellery at Georgia State University, jewellery, enamelling, copper smithing, glass and porcelain at Penland School, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from the Atlanta...

$100 Favorite Technique Challenge #1: Announcement

Handpainting, carving, airbrushing or …? Your choice. Post a blog entry about your favorite technique for a chance to win $100. Include technique description, why is it a favorite one and spice it up with some photos. RULES Post a blog...