Gumpaste Tulip Tutorial - Make Holland, Turkish and Parrot Tulips

Kaye Hartman shows you step-by-step instructions for making three variations of gumpaste tulips; Holland, Parrot, and Turkish. She walks you through creating the centers, including how to wire and model them. Learn how to wire the center, pistils, and petals for a realistic looking flower. You'll cut and vein the petals using her tips for wiring each petal with a hook, to prevent the dry petal from moving on the wire. Kaye shows you how to use petal dust to add dimensional color to the petals.

Tools & Materials

  • Tulip cutters, Holland, Parrot, Turkish
  • Tulip veiners, Holland, Parrot, Turkish
  • Gumpaste, chartreuse green, white, pink
  • Petal Crafts gumpaste measuring ruler
  • Floral wire, 26 gauge
  • Wire cutters
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Gum glue
  • Angle tweezer
  • Foam pad
  • Petal dust, purple, black, bordeaux
  • Pearl dust
  • Cornmeal
  • Floral tape, cut to half width
  • Ball tool
  • Flower former
  • Paint brush

Petal Crafts presents Kaye Hartman as she demonstrates step-by-step the techniques of creating these beautiful flowers.

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