Garth Olwg Lifelong Learning Centre Monday 7-9 January Start 10 weeks £80
One tier garden themed cake with a shed/summer house in rice krispie treats, scheme to include model of a dog, veg patch, pond with miniature koi carp and water lily, scarecrow, trellis, brick path
(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 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
Week 1 7th January - pad and pencil to begin design. 8-10" square cake dummy , 12" square cake drum. 2kg sugarpaste you can colour yourself. Colours needed : green/ brown earth/terracotta , rolling pin, nail brush, tweezers, icing sugar shaker, sharp knife, foil, greaseproof paper
Week 2 14th January- as last week
Week 3 22nd January - Koi and waterlily - white saracino or flowerpaste or both. green gel colour. orange dust, black dust, small star or jem six petal pointed blossom cutters for water lily.
Week 4 28th January - Shed - Rice Krispie Treats (basic recipe is 75g marshmallows, 100g rice krispies, 25g butter. heat marshmallows and butter in microwave until melted, stir in rice krispies, cover and leave for a few hours before use. ) bring 3 x that recipe. You can push this recipe into a 1kg margarine container or ice cream container lined with clingfilm before class for it to set. Bring strong sharp knife to cut. cling film. ganache - 300ml double or whipping cream boiled to a rolling boil. pour over 600g dar finely chopped dark chocolate. leave for two minutes then stir carefully until all blended. cover surface with clingfilm and leave overnight at room temperature. palette knife. small cake card approximately 6" square. strong scissors.
Week 5 4th February - sugarpaste in chosen colour 1kg to cover shed. foil, rolling pin, knife, modelling tools. pastry brush and hot water
Week 6 11th February - scarecrow - saracino pasta model in chosen colours, basic kit. kebab skewer and 24g white wire, white florist tape, polystyrene block to work in
Week 7 18th February - complete scarecrow and start dog. as last week
Week 8 4th March - veg patch - saracino pasta model in chosen colours to include white, greens, basic kit
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.
**Please note there there is no cancellation, refund or transfer of places on courses**
Interested in the subjects on offer?
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.