Haida-Tlingit Inspired Competition Cake

My entry into the Cove Country Cake Competition.Dummy construction w/ modeled RKTs for the brim if the hat.Bottom 2" tier is a tribal drum, hand painted w/ traced tribal symbols. Center tier is an 8" cube Haida bentwood box with hand modeled and carved totemic icons made of modeling chocolate and hand painted. Top tier is made to look like a Tlingit woven grass rainhat handpainted freehand w/a cartoon of several sea creatures.Texture was done freehand. On the back is a small red & black Haida button blanket with an appliqued thunderbird.All of the coverings are fondant.Placed 2nd in the Aspiring Pro category.


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