How to Make a SUGAR HORSE Tutorial

Learn how to model a sugar horse from pastillage.

In this week’s tip, I show you one of my favourite things to make! A horse out of pastillage. I’ll go through my 2 piece joined half body method and how you can use it to make many other realistic animals.

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Downloadable Course Material

If you would like to approximately match the size of the artwork in the tutorial, print the downloadable files at 100% size. If you require your artwork to be smaller or larger, just adjust the print size accordingly.
Sugar Horse Course Material
This PDF document contains templates and guides to help you with this tutorial.
While not everything on this list is absolutely required, these are the things used in this tutorial video. Of course you are welcome to find alternative ways of doing things and we would love to hear if you've discovered an easier method or better tool to achieve good results. Please note that some items may be listed as sets, and it is usually recommended to have full sets, it may not be neccessary. In most cases, only one item from a set is actually used in the tutorial. Please watch the tutorial before purchasing any items to make sure you are not buying anything you don't need.
Tools & Materials
Rolling Pins Shop Online
Small
Preferably with no scratches or dents.
Knife
Medium size
Scissors
Medium size
Round stick
Flat end (7mm diameter)
Pen tip
Small Brush in Water
Ensure that brush bristles are not loose.
Oil Cooking Spray Shop Online
Colour should be as light as possible to prevent discolouration in the fondant or pastillage.
Aluminium Foil Shop Online
Thicker is preferred.
Digital Scale
Preferably with 1 gram increments.
Recipes & Ingredients
White Chocolate (Compound) Wikipedia

for gluing

Compound chocolate is a product made from a combination of cocoa, vegetable fat, and sweeteners. It is used as a lower-cost alternative to true chocolate, as it uses less-expensive hard vegetable fats such as coconut oil or palm kernel oil in place of the more expensive cocoa butter. It may also be known as 'compound coating' or 'chocolatey coating' when used as a coating for candy.

300g

A thick sugar paste, similar to gum paste, that can be molded into different shapes and forms. When dried, it is hard and brittle. Unlike gum paste, pastillage dries much quicker and stronger. Made with gelatine, water...[read more]

Gum paste

100g white
100g green

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