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How To Create A Painted Floral Buttercream Design

With Nichola Fisher

Difficulty Easy

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Join Nichola and learn how to create this beautiful simple palette knife painted floral design using an artist palette knife combined with 'Swiss' meringue buttercream. In this tutorial we begin with the basics of understanding how to mix and blend colour, how and where to drag and place the palette knife to form a petal or leaf shape and how to gradually build up layers to create a flower or stem of leaves. Throughout this tutorial there are plenty of tips to be gained for a first level introduction to palette knife painting, along with finding out that sugarpaste is an easier surface to work with especially as 'Swiss' meringue buttercream just glides on the surface and mistakes can easily be erased. For best results and to perfect the technique, we recommend practice on a small, iced board, then a cupcake followed onto a cake using our template below as a guide. Lastly if you want to learn more about 'Swiss' meringue buttercream then check out our other video tutorials below.

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