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Daffodils

with Arati Mirji
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 15
Decorating time: 5 hours
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1. Filaments, pistil & anther

In this lesson, Arati shows you how to make the Filaments, the pistil and the anther of the
Daffodil, how to attach the pollens to the anther and assemble them together on the central stem.

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2. Making the corona

In this lesson, Arati shows you how to use a template to make the cup or the corona of the
Daffodil, vein the cup without using a veiner, and then attach it to the center.

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3. Wiring the petals

In this lesson, Arati teaches you how to wire the petals, give proper shape and movement
to them, and how to dry them on the bubble former so that not all of them are similar in form.

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4. Colouring the petals & corona

Here, she shows you how to colour the petals and the corona so that the colours blend
together without forming patches.

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5. Arranging the petals

Here she shows you how to tape the petals to the corona and arrange them in a pleasing
manner

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6. Making the neck

In this lesson, Arati shows you the unique quality of her flowerpaste and how it can be
used to make a seamless neck for the daffodil in a very simple way.

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7. Making the ovary & spathe

Here, Arati then goes on to show you how to make and attach the ovary, and make the
spathe and attach it as well.

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8. Making a freehand leaf

In this lesson, she shows you how to make the leaf freehand, without using any cutter or
template, and to wire it and dry it.

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9. Colouring the leaf

In this lesson, Arati shows you how to colour the leaf so that there are no patches
formed.

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10. Glazing the leaf

Here she shows you how to glaze the leaf using the wash technique, and how to ensure
that there are no drip marks on it.

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11. Assembling the flower

Lastly, she shows you how to assemble the leaves and the flower together.

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12. Other Ideas

Paul shares some other ideas for your own Daffodils.

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13. Pro Lesson

Everything a pro needs to know about making and selling a sugar Daffodil.

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14. Highlights

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15. Daffodils - Bite Sized

Watch Arati make these amazing sugar Daffodils in just one minute!

Daffodils cake tutorial

Learn how to make these stunning Daffodil sugar flowers with renowned cake decorator Arati Mirji.

Fantastic for summer weddings and an incredibly popular sugar floral design.  In this lesson, Arati will teach you how to make incredibly realistic looking flowers that also taste great! This is certainly one cake tutorial you don't want to miss!

Plenty of valuable techniques to learn in this one...

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to...

  • Cut and wire realistic petals
  • Use the correct paste
  • Dust petals and leaves to achieve a stunning look
  • Wire the flowers and petals together to achieve a natural finish
  • and much, much more

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Arati Mirji

Arati Mirji

Arati Mirji is an acclaimed Sugar Flower artist living in Bengaluru India, pursuing her passion – Cake Art – Her forte being making life like sugar flowers. She comes from a family of artists and it is perhaps this pedigree that has helped her reach where she is today. She started this pursuit a little over four years ago. She is the Winner in the Sugar flower category At Cake Masters Magazine Awards-2018. She has also won the 1st place Gold in the Sugar flower category of “Fireworks” at Cake International 2018.  She was also chosen as one of the top ten Artist for Cake Masters Magazine India – 2017 & 2018 consecutively. Her creations have been featured in various National and International Magazines and she has won many awards in international sugar flower forums. She is forever in the pursuit of making different varieties of sugar flowers –trying to get as close to nature as possible. The biggest complement to her is when people ask her whether the pictures she puts up of her work are real flowers! Her goal is to make flowers that seem to be in bloom on her cakes and the bees and the butterflies choose them instead of the garden! You may view some of Arati’s works on her Facebook page or on Instagram: Arati.mirji