This course is for improvers in wired sugar flower making, who would like to learn a selection of Autumnal flowers, seed heads, foliage to make an arrangement or decoration. You will learn how to make life-like Montbretia, seed heads, honesty, acorns, oak leaves, blackberries, blossom and foliage, hips and more. You will also learn how to colour, steam, glaze and tape them into a small spray for cake decorations or make an arrangement. In learning how to make these you will learn to observe closely real flowers and foliage to see how they are constructed as well as how they grow. You will learn about different food colours and how to use them, how to work flower paste and how to store both flowers and paste correctly.
For further information about this course please contact Paignton Adult & Community Learning on 01803 540770, email [email protected]
I am qualified in cake decorating and flour confectionery and have been teaching adults in and around Devon for 36 years. As a master baker I am always eager to inspire people in this fascinating craft.I have a wealth of experience and knowledge including; how to make royal icing, sugar flowers, marzipan, chocolate and also modelling and sugarpaste work. I love to revive techniques I learnt as an apprentice baker & confectioner. Many students who attended my course have now opened their own cake businesses, however my main focus is that my classes are fun for everyone where learning new skills.Margaret Brooking
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