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Egyptian Showcake Class

Instructor: The Food Artist Group
Location: Make it Sweet
Date: 9AM - 5PM Wed-Thurs., 24-25 Feb., 2016
Supply List: All Included
Recommended Skill Level: All Levels

Come and work along side Timbo Sullivan, Benny Rivera, Sachiko Windbiel and Michelle Boyd from The Food Artist Group to help create the Egyptian themed showcake that will grace the entry to this year's That Takes the Cake Sugar Art Show and Cake Competition. Part demos and part hands-on, this 2-day class will cover face sculpting, structure, modeling, hand painting, airbrushing and isomalt. Taking a cue from this year's "Night at the Museum" theme, students and instructors will work collaboratively to bring a stunning tableau from ancient Egypt to life. This class is not to be missed!
$700.00 CLOSED

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Triceratops Bust

Instructor: Timbo Sullivan
Location: Holiday Inn
Date: 9AM - 5PM Fri. 26 Feb., 2016
Supply List: All Included
Recommended Skill Level: All

In this hands on class, students will learn how Timbo makes and details his 3D Triceratops heads. Students will learn carving, sculpting, inner and outer detailing, coloring and finishing a piece for a show, with accents such as prehistoric plants and Dinosaur eggs. Each student will leave with a finished piece. Bring an apron - everything else is supplied!
$500.00 CLOSED

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3 Tiered Birdhouse Cake

Instructor: Sharon Spradley
Location: Holiday Inn
Date: 9AM - 5PM Fri., 26 Feb., 2016
Supply List: All Included
Recommended Skill Level: Beg and Int

This class will teach each student how to make my realistic bark tier using a custom mold along with my painting technique. The second tier will include cocoa butter painting, easy and no stress way to paint plus stenciling of dusts for backdrop effect and a cute small petal ruffle to finish it off.

The top tier will cover paneling and textured tiers then bought to life with dusts. Textures all created using low cost materials that can be bought from any craft store.If time permits I will also show how to achieve life like moss with cake crumbs and dusts.

$300.00 CLOSED

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Pure White Wedding Cake

Instructor: Eva Salazar
Location: Holiday Inn
Date: 9AM - 5PM, Sat., Feb. 27, 2016
Supply List: All Included
Recommended Skill Level: All

Students will learn how to make the rose texture on the bottom tier, how to create effect, ruffle effect, easy roses to cover the entire cake as well as how to replicate real brooches.

Note: Eva will be bringing completed roses for students in order to keep the class to one day.

Los estudiantes aprenderãn como decorar esta tarta de boda, aprendíendo hacer la textura hecha con rosas del piso de abajo, crear el drapeado del piso intermedio, como ondular bien el fondant así como hacer unas rosas fãciles con las que refínar el diseño. Ademãs aprenderãn a replicar un broche real para hacerlo en azúcar e incluirlo en el diseño.

Eva traerã incluso algunas rosas ya hechas de apoyo para que los estudiantes puedan hacer este diseño en un sòlo día y llevarse la tarta completa.

$300.00 CLOSED

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Detailed Leather Work

Instructor: Jorg Amsler
Location: Holiday Inn
Date: 9AM - 3PM, Sunday, Feb. 28. 2016
Supply List: All Included
Recommended Skill Level: All Levels

Handbags, wallets, pocketbooks, as a cake artist you're all too familiar with them. They are hugely popular amongst women and young girls and a must know how to do for any fashionista. This class does not focus on making one hand bag, but rather focusing on all the details that can be used with any realistic looking leather surfaced cake. Learn how to imprint for an authentic looking surface, the correct placement and method of zippers, flaps and covers, handles and straps, stitching and embroidery. And equally important the contrast of leather and precious metals, to create the hardware such as clasps, rivets, push buttons, locks, corner reinforcements and hardware to attach handles.

Then bring your leather surfaces to life with airbrushing. Learn how to shade, mix the colors and create realistic looking 3-D effects. This class will teach you so many different methods and tricks of the trade, that can be applied to many many different projects.

$150.00 CLOSED

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Popping Champagne Bottle

Instructor: Kaysie Lackey
Location: Holiday Inn
Date: 9AM - 3PM, Sun., Feb. 28. 2016
Supply List: All Included
Recommended Skill Level: All

Is there anything that marks a celebration better than the pop of a champagne bottle? Chef Kaysie Lackey will help you bring your champange to it's full 3D glory in this unique class.

$350.00 CLOSED

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Lilou

Instructor: LA BELLE AURORE
Location: Holiday Inn
Date: 9AM - 5PM Mon., Feb. 29, 2016
Supply List: All Included
Recommended Skill Level: All

The students will learn our way of modeling an amazing life like doll. In 8 hours they will make the doll, learning how easy it is to model. NO previous experience is needed as our technique is really easy. Students will be amazed on how easy it is to make beautiful dolls and can use this technique to make any kind of human being, from babies to old people.
$350.00 CLOSED

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Texas Garden and Wild Flowers In Gumpaste

Instructor: Chef Nicholas Lodge
Location: Holiday Inn
Date: 9AM - 5PM Mon-Tues., Feb 29-Mar 1, 2016
Supply List: All Included
Recommended Skill Level: All

The class will include instruction on how to create the Texas Bluebonnet along with other Texas wildflowers, the Brown Eye Susan, the Prickly Poppy, and the Texas Blue Bell. These four Texas flowers will be complimented with instruction on how to create the Morning Glory as well as Honeysuckle.

$525.00 CLOSED

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Octochef

Instructor: Avalon Yarnes
Location: Make it Sweet, Austin, Tx
Date: 9AM - 5PM Mon-Tues., Feb 29-Mar 1, 2016
Supply List: All Included
Recommended Skill Level: Intermediate

Create this standing Octopus as he creates his signature dish, sushi.

Learn how to create an elaborate cake structure (no straight lines here!), how to sculpt, cover irregular shapes without seams and coloring techniques. We will also be creating bite sized sushi!

Includes DVD of some of the process.
$550.00 CLOSED

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Olivia

Instructor: LA BELLE AURORE
Location: Holiday Inn
Date: 9AM - 5PM Tues, Mar. 1, 2016
Supply List: All Included
Recommended Skill Level: All

The students will learn our way of modeling an amazing life like doll. In 8 hours they will make the doll, learning how easy it is to model. NO previous experience is needed as our technique is really easy. Students will be amazed on how easy it is to make beautiful dolls and can use this technique to make any kind of human being, from babies to old people.
$350.00 CLOSED

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