Poinsettia flower Cake Decorating and Baking Tutorial

Join NOW to access 1669 courses Watch Now
7 Day FREE Trial
Poinsettia flower
with Paul Bradford
Skill level: Intermediate
HD Lessons: 6
Now Playing

1. prep

For the full tutorial see Poinsettia Flowers

Preparation and repetition is everything when it comes to making flowers and this poinsettia design is no different. In this first lessons Paul shows how to create leaves and petals using some imaginative techniques to show that you don’t necessarily need all the cutters and veiners as you can adapt some to create a range of floral shapes.
Now Playing

2. Prep (continued)

Again using some imaginative techniques you will learn how to create some of the smaller detailed elements which are all important in bringing the poinsettia to life. There’s a lot of small intricate work to start with but with so much repetition by the end of this tutorial you will be extremely comfortable and confident in replicating this again.
Now Playing

3. Dusting

Getting the shading and dusting right makes all the difference when it comes to getting the desired finished article. Here Paul shows how to mix and match to get the colours to match the real flowers to give the most realistic finish.
Now Playing

4. Dusting (continued)

As with the previous lesson its all about the attention to detail to get that admired finish.
Now Playing

5. Wiring

This is when you start to see the flowers all coming together. Here you will learn how to use florist tape to add flowers to branches to begin to bring the design together.
Now Playing

6. Wiring the Poinsettia

Positioning the petals and leaves in the right place is the key to ensuring that the flower is as lifelike as possible.
Paul Bradford

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.  
7 Day Free trial