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Learn to create Gumpaste Arms, Hands and Fingers

14 Sep

In this how to video I take you through the steps to showing how simple it is to create realistic looking gumpaste Arms, Hands and Fingers for your Gumpaste/Fondant Figurines…….

Video will be posted very soon!!

Airbrushing on Cakes

27 Mar

I have had many of you ask me about airbrushing on cakes, so I have decided to put together a free how to video for all of you. It will be available soon and I will post here when I have it uploaded and ready to view…… If there is something in particular you would like to know and have me include in the how to video then be sure to respond to this post and I will do my best to include it in the how to video for you.

I will be covering……

Where to Purchase an Airbrush

What to look for in an Airbrush as well as an air compressor

Getting started with Airbrushing on cakes

Ways to practice using an Airbrush

Using Stencils on a cake

And then finally I will demo a few cake designs using the airbrush so that you can watch exactly how to do different techniques.

Talk to you all soon!!!!

Information regarding my Gumpaste Figurines

26 Feb

 

 

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I receive literally hundreds of emails each week asking for prices on my figurines, since I am unable to answer each and every email due to the time it takes……I just wanted to let everyone know that at this time I am unable to sell my figurines outside of the state of Ohio due to the time that it requires to hand sculpt each one. I soooo appreciate each and every one of your kind comments on my work, as most of you know I LOVE what I do and have soo many ideas swimming around in my head just waiting to come to life in the form of an Edible Sugar Creation.

I have created and shipped many of my hand sculpted figurines across the United States in the past but with my schedule of keeping up with the Tapings of  my How-To Videos, doing my Figurine Workshops all over the U.S., and being in the middle of writing my first Book detailing how to create my Gumpaste Figurines. So with all of this along with being and wife and a mom there is just no extra time at this time….but once I get this book finished and things ease of a bit I hope to be able to create a sell my hand sculpted figurines again.

I have heard from soo many of you who are new to working with gumpaste and creating figurines asking for my advice to getting your figurines to look just right, the key is to sit and practice, practice, practice……it took me quite a while to get my creations to the point of looking some what normal, for quite some time mine literally looked like aliens. In the Book I am working on I am addressing alot of the questions that I receive here on my blog and emails. The book is being created with beginners in mind as well as someone who has been creating gumpaste figurines for some time. This book will be about creating people in gumpaste. I will be showing adults as well as kids since that is the most requested info I am asked about as far as creating gumpaste figurines. I will keep all of you updated as to the progress of the book, and in the meantime will be creating some great cakes and figurines along with some more free how to videos for all of my sugar friends out there!!

I hope that you are all getting through the cold…..just think spring really is not that far off and believe me I CANNOT wait!

Teddy Bear Halloween Cake How to Video

28 Oct

I have a 3 part how to Video that  just put on youtube that I thought you may want to watch…….

 

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Making a baby blanket from a Patchwork Cutter how to video

9 Oct

Here is a new how to video that I posted to youtube showing how to create a baby blanket from a patchwork cutter, I hope that you enjoy learning how to create this project!!!

 

 

 

 

 

Join Donna for a Christmas Themed Figurine Workshop in Columbus Ohio

26 Sep

There is nothing like creating a Gumpaste Figurine Cake Topper that tells a story and now you get the opportunity to join me for a workshop where we will be creating a Christmas themed Sugar Figurine that Tells a Story of the most exciting time of the year! Photos of the piece that we will be creating together will be posted very soon…I will give you a hint, a little girl, a friend amd more!

I will be doing the 2 day Workshop on November 14-15 2009 from 10:00 am to 4 pm  in the Columbus Ohio area for those who are interested in joining me for 2 days of sugar sculpting, food and fun!

 

Here are the details for the 2 day workshop with me!

Where: Columbus Ohio

When: Nov. 14-15 2009

Price: $245

Deposit: $50 due immediately

Lunch will be provided for you!

I will be providing Gumpaste for all attendees

A supply list will be emailed to you.

For questions email me at donnalane7@msn.com

 Click the Buy Now Button to pay your deposit via paypal for the the Columbus Ohio Workshop…you will then need to pay the remaining balance by Nov.1st 2009

As you can imagine there are only a very few seats left at this time so be sure to get signed up immediately!!!!

                                        Buy Now Click here to sign up for the workshop with Donna

Bumble Bee Love–Gumpaste Bumble Bees Cake Topper

6 Aug

 I just love creating gumpaste bumble bees, one day while trying to come up with a cute cake topper for a summer cake I decided to create Bumble Bees but made them in a larger size and I must say that I am very happy with the results.

You can learn to create these adorable gumpaste bumble bees

Available for purchase on DVD… http://www.gumpastefigurine.com/Purchase_Dvd_s.html

 

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