Festive Modelling – Christmas Characters Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Festive Modelling – Christmas Characters
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Easy
HD Lessons: 17
Decorating time: 2.5 hours
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Highlights from the Festive Models cake tutorial.

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1. Explaining the design

In the first lesson Paul explains the design for the models and the cake.

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2. Airbrushing the board

Watch Paul airbrush a lovely checkered pattern on to the cake board in preparation for main design.

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3. Airbrushing the blue background

In this lesson we move to the turntable as we get ready to airbrush the blue background onto the cake.

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4. Making the Christmas tree

In this lesson Paul cuts out the paper tree to put on the cake.

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5. Finishing the airbrush

In this lesson Paul gets out the gray paint and and paints our tree with a modern twist.

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6. Adding the cake to the board

Time to get the cake onto the board.

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7. Painting the decorations on the Christmas tree

Time to decorate the tree! First we begin with the star then work our way down.

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8. Making presents for the tree

Wrap the gifts its time to put the presents under the tree.

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9. Making the teddy bears' body, legs and arms

Time to get cuddly as Paul makes the body, arms and legs for the teddy.

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10. Making the teddy bears' head

Lets get busy as we finish the teddy by making the head.

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11. Making the body, legs and arms for the elf

Time to begin the next model, up next is the elf.

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12. Making the elf's head

Time to put together the elf’s head.

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13. Making a red nosed reindeer

Up next is our wee Rudolph.

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14. Making a model boy

Last up is the model boy to put under the tree.

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15. Other ideas

Some other ideas for this type of design.

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16. Pro lesson

Everything a professional or someone looking to sell this type of cake needs to know

Join Paul Bradford for some festive modelling with this selection of cute Christmas Characters

In this tutorial, Paul shows you some festive modelling as he makes this selection of cute Christmas characters all in cake form.

Filmed live from the CakeFlix Grotto, this tutorial has lots of fun techniques. So spread your sugarpaste with Christmas cheer and let’s get started.

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to:

  • Airbrush tone effects
  • Create and use a stencil
  • Simple modelling
  • Work at speed

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Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

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