"the Magic Horse"

This Arabia horse was created for The Arabian Nights Collaboration and illustrates the tale, The Magic Horse. He is made from modeling chocolate, supported by a wire armature with harness made of gum paste. The sand on the ground is rye flour.

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Thank you so much, Maureen!  This is my first attempt at sculpting a horse, but they were my favorite thing to draw when I was young and I also grew up riding, so that helped to understand their anatomy.

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It is my pleasure, whatthedogate!  I enjoy seeing all the amazing cakes, but my favorite part of this site is our forum discussion.  I've learned soooo much!

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The horse is amazing as others have said. I am going to chime in here with a shout out to the detail on the saddle. So intricate and beautiful!

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Thank you so much, rdevon!!  And thank for noticing the saddle!  I didn't have a preconceived design when I started working on it and it just seemed to go on and on, lol.  It took hours to paint the design on the....I guess that is a blanket, of sorts.