How To Make Fondat Giraffe Topper

Decorating By anku Updated 14 Apr 2008 , 7:49pm by anku

anku Posted 14 Apr 2008 , 5:51am
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Hello everybody,
I'm doing a "zoo" theme cake for a 3 year old and her favorite animal is Giraffe. I want to use Giraffe as a topper on the cake....
Can anybody pass me the directions on how to make it ??

Thanks in advance.

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cakeflake Posted 14 Apr 2008 , 6:17am
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I've never made a giraffe but if you look in the galleries under 3-d figures or animals I know I've seen some there. Maybe if there are no intructions, just looking at one would help you to model one. Sorry I can't be more help but good luck. Your idea sounds so cute.

biancas_mommy Posted 14 Apr 2008 , 6:17am
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funny...just read your post, then saw this cake on the homepage:

http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-photo-1209053.html

cute giraffe in the middle of the cake. maybe pm the artist?

janbabe Posted 14 Apr 2008 , 5:12pm
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Hi ,when I did my little giraffe, (see my 1 year cake in my photos) I made a ball of paste, then gradually molded the neck and body. I added the head afterwards and secured with a piece of spagetti in then neck.
I found it easier to make him lying down and just put legs on the side of him.
Then just added the little extras like ears, bit of a mane on top of head and spots and big eyes!!

If you try and make it so it looks more as a 'fun' item rather than too realistic, it is a bit easier to achieve.

Let us know how you get on.

anku Posted 14 Apr 2008 , 7:49pm
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Thank you all for the suggestions and help.

Anku

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