Need Help About How To Make Fondant 3D People!

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grossoutqueen Posted 30 Sep 2009 , 3:01am
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I have a cake coming up this month in which I must make 3 football players, one laying down and the other 2 standing up. I have never made 3D people and need some tips/advice. I know artistically I can do it but I dont know the technique or method.

When making a person who is standing up, do I need to start with some sort of wire support system and build the fondant around that?

Do I make the body in several different parts and put them together?

How do I do the uniform? Do I make the body and them somehow make a uniform on it or do I make each piece the color of the uniform I want?

If anyone knows of a tutorial video online or instructions I would love it. I have looked and can find nothing!

Thanks in advance!

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nonnyscakes Posted 30 Sep 2009 , 5:58pm
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mrsmudrash Posted 8 Mar 2013 , 12:38am
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Anne Heap just released a Craftsy Class where she shows how to make them!!!   She's amazing at it! 


Here's the link to the class:


This gives you 25% off!  Hopefully it'll help you all out!!



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toottifruitti Posted 18 Jun 2013 , 10:36pm
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Go to they have a tutorial by Verusca Walker for $9.95 per month. You usually get 3 tutorials per month for this price. If you want to look at Verusca's work look on her facebook page

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