Garth Olwg Monday 7-9pm September Start 9 weeks £80
Piped Christmas Cake Basket with Christmas Sugar Flowers
(please note the gaps in the schedule. These are due to school holidays or my other teaching commitments) Please bring paper and pen for notes
Each week please bring, PME/FMM/Jem modelling tools, non stick board, white florist wires to incl 18, 20, 24, 26, 28g, white nile green, red, brown florist tape, edible glue and brush, cornflour, Polystyrene dummy and box large enough to hold flowers while working, small sharp scissors, small rolling pin, knife/scalpel. Foam flower pad, Flower paste (I use Squires kitchen) or Cold Porcelain (a blend of Modena and Artista Soft Deluxe, spaintbrushes for dusting (I use no.6/8 filbert brushes) and palette, pliers/cutters
Week 1 9/9/19 – Cinnamon Stick and holly/berries beige flowerpaste, 22g white wires, brown florist tape, gingham ribbon (optional), dust colours to include brown, nutkin brown, chestnut
Week 2 16/9/19- Pine Cones – 20mm and 27mm daisy plunger cutters, 20g white wire, brown florist tape, beige florist tape
Week 3 23/9/19 – Christmas Rose – Individual Christmas rose petal cutter and veiner (or regular rose petal cutters and all purpose petal veiner (or jem frilling stick), 26g white wires, small white or yellow headed stamen (or seed head stamen), nile green florist tape, 27mm daisy plunger cutter, white flower paste, pale green flower paste, lemon and moss green dust colour, (optional burgundy and aubergine)
Week 4 30/9/19- - As last week
Week 5 11/11/19 – Dust and complete flowers – Flowers, dusting colours to suit, nile green, red and brown florist tape, scissors, wire cutters.
Week 6 18/11/19 – Marzipan Fruit Cake 6-8” round fruit cake, 500-750g marzipan in chosen neutral or yellow colour, icing sugar shaker, small sharp knife, rolling pin, smoothers, flexi smoothers.
Week 7 25/11/19 – Ice fruit cake / Pipe Basket weave – Royal icing (you will probably have to pipe some more at home to complete) in basket colour (autumn leaf), piping bags, small brush to neaten, palette knife, small bowl, scissors, basket weave nozzle of choice (they come in different sizes we will discuss and I will show them in class)
Week 8 2/12/19- Complete Basket – Homebrew 1-2cm thick and 30cm long, Kebab skewers. Sugarpaste in colour to match basket weave, cmc, optional clay gun, smoother. Knife, edible glue
Week 9 9/12/19 – Arrange flowers – Bring all flowers, cake and straws. Browns for dust colours for basket
**Please note there there is no cancellation, refund or transfer of places on courses**
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Left are subjects the six weekly classes completed in the summer term 2018. My examples left were created alongside the students work.
Top row: Tues 7-9, Wed 10-12; Mon 7-9
Bottom: Mon 10-12; Wed 6-8; Tues 10-1
Subjects for the next term are chosen by existing students.
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Garth Olwg Lifelong Learning Centre Monday 7-9 January Start 10 weeks £80
Gardening themed cake
Each week please bring the basic kit to include - non stick board, small rolling pin, sharp knife, palette knife, edible glue and brush, corn flour, modelling tools (including cerart if you have them), suitable containers for transportation. dusting brushes and palette, kitchen roll, cloth and tea towel, also bring your dummy and board as we will be working on them.
Week 9 11th March - dry stone wall - grey saracino pasta model or sugarpaste with cmc, foil, basic kit
Week 10 18th March - complete design and add dust colours to design and piping gel to pond, bourbon biscuits, green coloured coconut.