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How To Create A Hand-Painted Rockin’ Robin Cake Topper

With Nichola Fisher

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Inspired by greetings cards and gift tags join Nichola this week for a little festive fun and learn how this illustrated hand-painted singing robin was brought to life, a lovely cake topper for the side or top of your celebration cake. In this tutorial watch how to create the holly leaf shapes, berries, snowflakes and robin from modelling paste, cut out using a template (see download) and a variety of cutters. Once all decorations are dry you will also be guided on how to mix different shades of edible colour and how to paint layers, textures and graphical lines onto the pre-cut icing plaques to create a stylised look. If you would like to learn more about hand-painted techniques with edible paints and pens then check out our other video tutorials below.

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Dresden & Veining Tool

Nylon Brush No.1 P41

Brush No.5 P41

Set Of 3 Round Plunger Cutters

PME MINI Snowflake Plunger Cutters (3Pc.)

Roll Of Greaseproof Paper

Cornflour Pouch

Pme Sugarcraft Knife With Insertion Blade

Cutting Wheel

Pink Multi Purpose Non-Stick Board

Pink Square Firm Foam Former Pad

9 Inch Non-Stick Rolling Pin

Sattina White 3 In 1 Modelling Paste

Sattina White Sugarpaste

Sugarflair Paste Food Colouring - Liquorice

Sugarflair Pastel Paste Food Colouring - Honey Gold

Sugarflair Pastel Paste Food Colouring - Orange

Sugarflair Edible Blossom Tint Dusting Colour In White

Sugarflair Edible Lustre Dust - Snowflake

25g Pot Of Squires Kitchen Edible Glue

14ml Rejuvenator Spirit

Sugarflair Pastel Paste Food Colouring - Cherry Red

Sugarflair Edible Blossom Tint Dusting Colour In Black

Sugarflair Paste Food Colouring - Gooseberry

Sugarflair Paste Food Colouring - Chestnut

Sugarflair Paste Food Colouring - Mint Green

Large Set Of 3 Veined Holly Leaf Plunger Cutters

Kitchen Towel - (source locally)

Robin Template - (see download)

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