Cake Tier Sizes

Decorating By rdjr Updated 2 Nov 2014 , 1:34am by CindiM

rdjr Posted 1 Nov 2014 , 10:03pm
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AHello everyone, what size tieRd do these appear to be? I am thinking 8, 12, and 16 but not entirely sure. [IMG]http://www.cakecentral.com/content/type/61/id/3301163/width/200/height/400[/IMG]

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bikemom3 Posted 1 Nov 2014 , 11:46pm
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A6/8/12?

CindiM Posted 2 Nov 2014 , 1:32am
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It is a 6/8/12. 

 

"Most" cakes are around 4 inches tall. 

 

So if you look at the cake, with that in mind, the middle cake width, looks to be double the height, so that makes it an 8 inch.  Does that make sense?  Now look at the top cake, it is a little wider than it is tall.  Okay that leaves the bottom tier.  It looks to be 2 times the top cake.

 

When I went to art school, I found breaking down proportions to be really helpful as I do a lot of sculpting.   Sorry if this sounds too basic, I hope it helps!

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