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Buttercream signature rose with berries level 3

Signature Rose with Berries  level 3

LEVEL 3: This class is designed for students that already have solid foundation skills piping Korean style buttercream flowers and would like to add new varieties of flowers to their repertoire. 

All students are hands on and work on their own cake. Students will have time to practice their piping skills to perfect their flowers as well as get tutor support throughout the day.

All the techniques and flowers taught in class are interchangeable and you will leave inspired to practice and use your own creativity to take what you have learned even further!  
 
A detailed step-by-step manual is provided to ensure that students can recreate the designs again and again.  
 

What you will learn: 

  • how to make two different types of buttercream, one for flower piping and the other one for masking and filling. Please note that we will only provide a step-by-step demo for the masking buttercream on this level, as the buttercream for flower piping is covered in a step-by-step demo in our levels 1 & 2.
  • how to fill and stack a cake with a spatula (6 inch vanilla cake) 
  • how to mask a whole cake with a scraper
  • how to achieve a hand painted finish
  • how to achieve natural colour tone using gel colouring
  • how to use various piping tools and handle a piping bag in a proper way to achieve the desired outcome
  • how to control your palm pressure to achieve clean edges
  • how to angle your work in different ways depending on the various piping nozzles, using the concept of a spinning flower nail
  • how to pipe the design onto a flower nail, transfer and arrange the flowers onto a cake in the form of a blossom design, with the use of a flower lifter
  • how to pipe elaborate flowers including: 
  • realistic roses in various sizes 
  • berries 
  • two different types of leaves
  • flower buds
  • rice flowers  

All students take home their own cake, all materials are included in the cost of the course. 

Students have the opportunity to purchase cake-decorating equipment including nozzles direct in our online store

Our classes are structured in such a way that allows students to learn the skills step-by-step, incorporating many different techniques and flower combinations that will encourage you to use your own creativity and design some magnificent cakes. Each level builds onto the next, creating “edible art” in the process! 

Please ensure to familiarise yourself with our terms & conditions.  

Note - If you are not certain which level is the best for you then please contact us and we will help you to find the correct starting point based on your current skills. 

Entry Requirements

Suitable for those that have completed our "Creating buttercream flowers, foundations level 2” course or have prior experience with piping techniques.

Duration

1 day

Level

Intermediate

Choose your start date

Start

Saturday, 14 November 2020

Time

9am-4.30pm

Attendance dates

14 November 2020

Price

$310.00