Garth Olwg Lifelong Learning Centre Monday 7-9 May Start 7 weeks £56
Carved Watering can with summer 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 the basic kit to include - non stick board, small rolling pin, sharp knife, palette knife, edible glue and brush, corn flour, modelling tools suitable containers for transportation. dusting brushes and palette, kitchen roll, cloth and tea towel, polystyrene piece to transport sugar flowers, white flower pad
Week 1 13th May - Ivy - ivy leaf cutter and veiner (Jem baby ivy and Aldaval or great impressions ivy veiner), 26, 28g white wires, nile green and brown florist tape, holly/ivy coloured flowerpaste (squires kitchen) or can colour yourself. We will use approximately 30g, dust colours: foliage, forest green, aubergine. Flat wide or filbert dust brush
Week 2 20th May - Wheat - cream coloured flowerpaste (or white and colour), small sharp scissors. 20g white wires, beige florist tape, or white flower tape and cream/brown dust
Week 3 3rd June - Poppy - Red flowerpaste (squires) - or chosen colour approx. 40g , small amount of pale green flowerpaste, 26g white wires, black seed head stamen (or bring white stamen and paint with black dust and vodka mix), Poppy templates for petal shapes will be provided. Poppy petal veiner medium, or use jem 12 a/b frilling stick or dresden, dessert spoons to support petals, pointed tweezers. dust colours: red, spring green, black
Week 4 10th June Lavender - 20g white wire, nile green florist tape, lavender and pale spruce green flowerpaste (maximum 50g), PME small daisy plunger cutter (2-3cms size), lavender, moss green, aubergine dust colours
Week 5 24th June - Watering Can - Bring 8" round cake drum and carving knife (serrated bread knife), Choose between either 2 x 4" wide polystyrene dummies can be 3" or 4" tall) (also bring a black bag and carve the dummy inside the bag to reduce mess) Or Bring: 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 dark 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.
Ladybird - tiny amount of left over red flowerpaste. black dust colours and vodka, detail brush
Week 6 1st July - Cover Watering Can - Bring - sugarpaste in chosen colour 1kg to cover (I will use Renshaws grey). foil, rolling pin, knife, modelling tools. pastry brush and hot water, silver dust and vodka to paint. large painting brush
Week 7 15th July - Arrange Flowers - Bring: Watering can, flowers, nile green florist tape, strong scissors, wire cutters/pliers, posy pics. Cover board in green or brown sugarpaste and texture with a nailbrush.
**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.
**Available to book **
Summer Term weekly class places are now available to book in the shop.
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.