CherryBomb Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 12:35am

I won't be taking up a career as a painter. Bah!
LL

36 replies
tomsmom245 Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 12:43am

WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT??? Your cake is GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I think you are being too hard on yourself.

Ashlee

Doug Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 12:44am

:thwak:

a polite hit up oneside the head to adjust the bad attitude.

That cake is GREAT!

CherryBomb Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 12:47am

Ack! I think it looks really bad. Maybe I should post a more detailed pic.

Melvira Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 12:56am

Ok Doug, you hold her while I slap!!!

Lady Miss Thing... that looks great. You don't have to be Van Gogh to make it look beautiful!! I love it.

jesaltuve Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 12:57am

It looks very nice to me. I know when I painted some bamboo on a wedding cake I made I thought it looked horrendous, but everyone else seemed to really like it. So maybe it's that instinct to always want better.

CherryBomb Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 12:59am

Ok. Here's a closer look. I know it's not a disaster, I just don't think that it looks very good (or is missing something).

Btw- I'll bend over for the next slap! icon_biggrin.gif
LL

miriel Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:01am

Bend over... I don't see where the problem is icon_smile.gif

tomsmom245 Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:01am

Still pretty from here...

elvis Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:03am

I think it looks great! You are definitely being too hard on yourself-- to add a little something more, you could always make some tiny 3-d fondant blossoms here and there among the painted on ones-

But I think its simple and pretty now.

southerncake Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:03am

I still love it!

Melvira Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:04am

Um yes, I can totally see the problem now. icon_confused.gif Yessss... it's like, totally ugly and stuff... icon_confused.gif

Aw come on... have some faith in you!! I like it. I think it's lovely and if you delivered it to me, I'd be pleased. And I'm a critic. Seriously. Things rarely meet my expectations! icon_wink.gif

Charb31 Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:05am

Gee, wished I could paint that badly! icon_confused.gif Would you mind showing us just how you "slapped" that on there? icon_razz.gif

That is just a beautiful cake.

Now, let the spankings begin!!!! icon_surprised.gificon_surprised.gificon_surprised.gif

Melvira Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:06am

Ooooh, this thread is getting feisty... I'm staying here! icon_wink.gificon_lol.gif

Doug Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:07am
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Originally Posted by Melvira

Um yes, I can totally see the problem now. icon_confused.gif Yessss... it's like, totally ugly and stuff... icon_confused.gif

Aw come on... have some faith in you!! I like it. I think it's lovely and if you delivered it to me, I'd be pleased. And I'm a critic. Seriously. Things rarely meet my expectations! icon_wink.gif




ok...melvira....holding her for you!!!!

still can't see any problems -- just a pretty cake.

CherryBomb Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:09am

Ok... ok! I'm going to sit in the corner now but at least I can say "Made ya look!" icon_razz.gif

miriel Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:10am

You sure did! It worked!

Charb31 Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:11am

Sit??? you're gonna sit after all those spankins???? hmmmmph...

bethola Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:11am

Well, I've solved your problem! FIRST I think your cake is GREAT! BUT, since you DON'T, I'm going to e-mail a copy to MY PAINTING INSTRUCTOR and see what SHE says! Pretty sure she will say....THAT IS AMAZING!! I can't BELIEVE that you can actually PAINT on a cake!

Back with your answer when she returns the e-mail!

Beth in KY

jesaltuve Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:15am

The painting looks beautiful. I can see how you want a little something b/c we're always used to cakes having stuff stick out. Just put something on top or some borders for dimension. Or you can run the painting up to the top. But the painting and the smoothing look great!!!!!

CherryBomb Posted 3 Jul 2007 , 1:17am

I'd better be careful. Doug just might have a wooden spoon long enough to reach me from Lumberton. ouch.gif

7yyrt Posted 5 Jul 2007 , 7:02pm

If it really bugs you, you could put some darker centers in the flowers to give a more detailed look. Or perhaps some lighter pistils?

Sunny77 Posted 6 Jul 2007 , 8:27pm

To me it looks as good as the other cakes I've seen like that. I think it looks nice. Maybe the white background makes you think it doesn't seem complete? But like everyone else says, it's very nice. How did it taste?

Keep up the great work!

spongemomsweatpants Posted 6 Jul 2007 , 8:39pm

At first glance I thought you were talking about the wall icon_redface.gif . So here I am like a goofball squinting at your wall trying for the life of me to find something wrong with the paint icon_confused.gif which of course I did not. The reason why I was doing all this was because you couldn't have possibly been talking about the cake. It's just beautiful. thumbs_up.gif

sweetness11379 Posted 6 Jul 2007 , 8:52pm
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Originally Posted by spongemomsweatpants

At first glance I thought you were talking about the wall icon_redface.gif . So here I am like a goofball squinting at your wall trying for the life of me to find something wrong with the paint icon_confused.gif which of course I did not. The reason why I was doing all this was because you couldn't have possibly been talking about the cake. It's just beautiful. thumbs_up.gif




Tooooo funny! Me too! and then... no way! She painted the CAAAAKE! It looks amazing and I love that it looks like so many of the other cakes of this style but then you look at it up close and its sooooo different. Its one of my favorite designs overall and this tops it with its unique look!

gidgetsmom Posted 6 Jul 2007 , 8:53pm

the lighter/darker color suggestions would just give it a little dimension - as would some tiny blossoms...but only if you wanted to....that cake is perfectly lovely as is. And I'm impressed that you're sitting after all the whippings!!

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