Join NOW to access 1540 courses Watch Now JOIN TODAY SAVE up to 50% Already a member? Login Armature pirate with Paul Bradford Skill level: Advanced HD Lessons: 12 Lesson Details Now Playing 09:01 1. Making the armature Paul gets straight to it and after showing and explaining his design goes onto to create the armature using florist wire. For the full tutorial and Tools and Ingredients see Captain Bradley Now Playing 08:32 2. Adding the legs Here Paul uses sugarpaste to make the first leg wrapping it around the wire and shaping it with his hands. Now Playing 17:22 3. Adding the torso In this lesson Paul adds the torso and begins to add some lovely pirate clothes. Now Playing 09:12 4. Adding further detail Paul now adds frills of sugarpaste to the bottom of the torso and a couple of other iconic pirate features. Now Playing 16:46 5. Adding the jacket Here Paul adds a true and very stylish pirate jackets complete with fancy lapels and gold trims. Now Playing 14:51 6. Adding the arms Paul now adds the arms along with some other features to bring a little bring to the pirate’s outfit. Now Playing 14:27 7. Adding the hands Paul could have taken the easy road and made a couple of hooks but decides he deserves hands. Now Playing 22:45 8. Making the head Due to stability issues Paul decides to use a styrofoam ball as opposed to a ball of sugarpaste to create the head. See the clever way he creates his facial features in the lesson. Now Playing 08:36 9. Making the eyes Paul now makes one eye with the other one to be covered with an eye patch. Now Playing 10:47 10. Making the hair and eye patch It’s time to give our pirate some hair and a stylish eye patch. Paul uses a great technique for the hair which gives the illusion of fine hair with one piece of sugarpaste. Now Playing 21:09 11. Dusting the head and body Paul now brings the model to life with some dust work around his face and clothes. Now Playing 10:49 12. Finishing touches A little bit of glaze and some final little tweaks and now his head is ready to go on. The Tutor Paul Bradford Paul Bradford´s mission is to ‘Empower people to achieve their cake decorating dreams’ by providing a range of cake decorating courses and online tutorials through their website, which currently teaches 195,000+ students.