Making Topper Figures-Any Tutorials I Can View For Help

Decorating By lrngthatrde Updated 15 Sep 2010 , 9:22pm by FlourPots

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lrngthatrde Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 4:28pm
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I'm looking to learn how to make people figures for my cakes but haven't found a class yet on the subject in my area. Can someone help me out with some general instructions? I've seen some tutorials on animals, but not so much on modeling figures. I prefer to do things freehand but wonder if I can get the same detail as opposed to a mold. If you use a mold can you suggest one to use? Thanks.

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TexasSugar Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 4:47pm
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Look for clay directions. Those can often be translated to use with gumpaste.

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FlourPots Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 9:22pm
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Any tutorial by Lorraine McKay is well worth it:

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