Sugar Artists Easel Topper Tutorial

Intermediate

Learn how to make a Sugar Artist’s Easel topper.

This weeks free tutorial is a Sugar Artist’s Easel topper! Serdar shows you how to create an easel with a strong foundation in order to hold a large canvas or picture frame. He also shows you how to colour and assemble the easel, ready to be placed on a cake.

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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 Artists Easel 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
Skewers Shop Online
4x 2mm thick 25cm long
Rolling pin
Oil Cooking Spray Shop Online
Colour should be as light as possible to prevent discolouration in the fondant or pastillage.
Water Spray Bottle
Starch duster
Sponge cube
Craft Knife Shop Online
Transparent ruller
Plastic knife
Gel Food Colours Shop Online
Light Brown and Grey
Recipes & Ingredients

400g

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]

White Chocolate (Compound) Wikipedia

50g

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.

50g

Royal icing is a hard white icing, made from egg white and icing sugar (mix or pure). A little addition of an acidic substance like lemon juice, citric acid or cream of tartar, the texture of the icing can be improved....[read more]

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