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1,070 views, 0 by Shaz

Shaz

Modelling paste goes quite dry and cracks

Hi everyone. I’m new here and a beginner that only took up baking and decorating a few months . I love the sugarpasting part. I’m educating myself as much as I can, and any advice would be welcomed. One question I need answered please. I want...

1,829 views, 13 by Delicut Cakes

Delicut Cakes

A well proportioned body for modelling

Unless you are doing a cartoon character it is important that your figure should be well proportioned, so here’s a tip I learned : There are 7 heads to a proportioned body. You measure the head first, and you multiply it by 3 for the torso and...

836 views, 0 by chezzascakes

Modelling an elderly couple

Hi my name is chezza and I’m in Perth and I’m asking for your help. I’m creating a diamond wedding anniv cake and i want to make the special couple sitting on a garden bench smiling and holding hands. I’m struggling with the facial features and...

4,145 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

modeling chocolate vs fondant/gumpaste for figures

Girls I need your opinion. Since I have only worked with fondant and gum paste I would like to use modeling chocolate for my figurines. I’m making a under sea cake with the octonauts characters on top and cupcakes also decorated with a shell on...

952 views, 8 by Nivo

Nivo

Man face modeling

Facial sculpture statue man I really skull and added layers to the reception really not just

743 views, 1 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Advice please - where best to learn Hand modelling in chocolate

Hi cake friends. I’m feeling ready to learn a new skill and would love to learn how to model chocolate so I can offer another dimension to my cake decorating skills. (And who doesn’t like chocolate??!!) Do you have any advice on where best to...

842 views, 0 by Christopher James - (Sugarloopy)

Christopher James - (Sugarloopy)

Modelling Chocolate - Make or Buy ?

Hi everyone! I have a ‘sculpting’ project coming up soon and need a bit of practice because it’s been a while since I did any in clay! So the question is do I make my own modelling chocolate or buy pre made? If I buy it, which brand and type...

955 views, 1 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Is it ok to cover modelling choc with fondant?

I`m in the middle of making a horse cake and I`ve used modelling choc to cover and shape the legs. I had every intention of covering the whole cake with modelling choc but just realised I haven`t made enough! So I`m going to cover with fondant...

1,024 views, 0 by inspiratacakes

inspiratacakes

Modelling faces

Hi, I’d really like to get better at modelling people and especially their faces. Can anyone point me in the direction of some good tutorials- could Google but end up with so many I don’t know where to start and would rather have ‘tried and...

3,200 views, 0 by Tiers Of Happiness

Tiers Of Happiness

Advice needed - sugar paste/gum paste for modelling figures and detailed faces

Hello fellow cake decorators! Could you please give me a tip for your favourite sugar paste brand and type that works for you for modelling figures and face details? Currently I use the Squires Kitchen one which is not too bad but doesn’t work...

1,075 views, 0 by Mr Baker's Cakes

Mr Baker's Cakes

Which Brand of Modelling Chocolate?

Hi everyone, Sorry if I’m repeating something that has been asked before, but a quick search didn’t reveal anything. Normally, if I need to use modelling chocolate I make it myself, but I have a couple of big projects coming up and would...

594 views, 3 by Nivo

Nivo

New modeling

Its going to be great

2,239 views, 0 by Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Fondant dog topper modelling

Hi everyone I’ve got to make 3 basset hound as toppers to go on a cake in a couple of weeks and haven’t really done much dog modelling. Has anyone got any tips or advice that they can offer, for example do you make the head and body all out if...

4,688 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Help with Modeling Chocolate

I usually make my figures/flowers out of gumpaste and fondant but I wanted to try something new so I decided why not try modeling chocolate. After 4 failed attempts at making the chocolate myself I ended up buying a tub of it from Global Sugar...

716 views, 1 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Modelling chocolate help!?

Ive just made a batch of modelling choc, left it overnight and when ive chopped a piece off to work with today its very crumbly and wont stick together. I just about got it to stick together when I kneaded it, but it wont roll out without...

1,115 views, 0 by marge1

does anyone make their own modelling chocolate?

Would you recommend making it or buying ready made? I’m fairly new to fondant modelling, but hav been interested in the models shaped with chocolate on tv shows. I am in the uk and the recipes i have seen are US. What os corn oil, any particular...

1,072 views, 0 by Nina

Nina

Modelling advice ☺️

Hi I’m wondering if someone can offer some advice please…. What do you find is the best way to attach heads on your models ? I usually just use a cocktail stick and a bit of royal icing. This time because my model is a little larger I have used...

1,388 views, 3 by SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

Paints for airbrushing modelling chocolate

Hello!! I want to make a cake and cover it with white modelling chocolate. I also want to use my airbrush on the cake and I know the paintings need to be oil based. So the question is has anybody airbrushed white chocolate modelling? With wich...

565 views, 4 by Nivo

Nivo

638 views, 1 by Nivo

Nivo

New modeling start

Horse standing will be her soon