Modern bride and groom Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

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Modern bride and groom
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 15
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1. Making the Groom’s Legs and Shoes

In this lesson, Paul explains how to make the groom’s legs and shoes and throws in a few useful tips along the way.

For the full tutorial and tools and ingredients see Bride and Groom wedding cake topper

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2. Shaping the Groom’s Body

This is where you will learn how to shape and mould the groom’s body to get the right proportions. A bit of poetic license is allowed here!

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3. Making the Waistcoat and Tie

Detail is everything so in this lesson Paul explains how to create and pattern the groom’s waistcoat and tie. Only a very small piece will be showing in the final model, but it’s the little details that count.

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4. Adding the Jacket

The jacket can be a tricky detail to get right so Paul explains his thought process and techniques to dress the groom in this very smart jacket.

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5. Adding the Arms

The model is now beginning to take shape as Paul adds the arms and provides some nice little tips when creating the hands.

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6. Making the face

In this lesson you’ll learn how to shape, mould and model the groom’s face with some simple, but effective, techniques.

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7. Facial details

We now learn how to add the intricate details to face of the groom to bring him to life.

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8. Hair and facial hair

In this lesson, Paul shows us how to add the grooms hair and facial hair adding a very contemporary look the overall design. You’ll find the shell tool comes in handy at this stage.

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9. The bride's dress part 1

Paul starts off the construction of the dress by making a cone of sugarpaste which he then wraps with sections frilled sugarpaste.

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10. The brides dress pt 2

Paul finishes adding the frills to the dress and then show us how to create the top half of the dress as well as the neck and shoulders.

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11. Finishing the bride's dress

Paul adds a lovely belt and large fabric style flower all from some white sugarpaste and then brings it all to life with some lovely edible dust.

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12. Transferring The Models

In this lesson, Paul shows you how to transfer the models onto your cake and create the bride’s arms.

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13. Making the bride’s head

Paul now shows us how to mould the brides head.

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14. Painting the bride’s eyes

In this lesson, we learn how to add the eyes to our model.

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15. Finishing touches

In this lesson, Paul shows us how to add the hair using a simple but effective technique.

Paul Bradford

Paul Bradford

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