Join NOW to access 1592 courses Watch Now 7 Day FREE Trial! Already a member? Login Standing armature with Emma Ball Skill level: Easy HD Lessons: 1 Lesson Details Now Playing 06:58 1. Standing armature Emma starts off by showing us how to create a standing wire armature for the top of the cake that will then be covered in sugarpaste to form the wonderful Paul Bradford! Emma suggests creating the frame separate from the cake as you can damage the cake otherwise and she uses 18 and 16 gauge wire. For the full tutorial see the 4th Anniversary Cake The Tutor Emma Ball Emma started as a Saturday girl at the very famous Richard's Cakes and in true rags to riches fashion Emma is now the manager of Richards' Cakes where they produce an average of 70 cakes per week! Richards' Cakes have catered for a number of celebrity clients - including Andrew Flintoff and the cast of Coronation Street. Emma has also went on to win countless Gold Awards at Cake International too!