Join NOW to access 1257 courses Watch Now Join Free For 7 Days Already a member? Login Scuba diver with Paul Bradford Skill level: Advanced HD Lessons: 7 Lesson Details Now Playing 23:03 1. Starting on the diver Paul starts by working on the legs. He has a picture of a rather muscle bound model in front of him to help him along the way. You may want to find a more every day torso as your reference, as it can make things easier. Creating defined muscles can be quite tricky. For the full tutorial see Wanderlust Now Playing 20:22 2. Torso Paul moves on to the torso, adding definition to the stomach as well as the shoulders and chest area. It’s a slow process and needs to be if you want it to look good. Lots of small and careful adjustments, and smoothing as you go. Get used to using your fingers and have an image to study in front of you. You could make life easier by adding clothes to your figure, but Paul is up to the challenge. Now Playing 12:38 3. Arms and shaping In this lesson Paul adds the arms and shows us how to develop realistic shapes and detail using the sugar shaper tools. Now Playing 14:11 4. Adding the head and mask Here Paul adds the head. You may be pleased to know that as a snorkelling mask will be added, there is no real need to get overly detailed when creating the face, but the practise is always good. Paul sandwiches small oval pieces of modelling chocolate around the wire and then gradually builds up the face without adding any additional chocolate apart from the ears. Modelling tools at the ready! Now Playing 09:32 5. Making the hands Paul now makes the hands for the models and opts for the simpler style of hands. All you need is five fingers, that are in proportion and the thumbs are in the correct place. It’s always advisable to create both hands at the same time. Now Playing 11:40 6. Adding the trunks Paul decides modelling chocolate perhaps isn’t the most realistic skin tone and so gets painting. He uses a mixture of dusts mixed with alcohol, but later on discovers that using white with champagne dusts works best. He then adds the swimming trunks which proves to be both challenging and entertaining. It’s time to let the model dry properly before finishing it, so now we shall go back to the cake. Now Playing 20:02 7. Finishing details In this lesson, Paul adds the models flippers, snorkel and hair and then goes around his face and body with a little dust to highlight certain areas. All we have to do now is cover the board and add the model, and then we’re done. 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.