The Ranch Tuesday 10-1 January Start 10 weeks £120
Pantygraigwen Rd, Pantygraigwen, Pontypridd, CF37 2RR
Flowers for cakes first half of term, scene setting second half of the term (we will create a modelled figure for the scene in the summer term)
(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, modelling tools, non stick board, white flowerpad, selection of flower wires to include, 18, 24, 26, 28g white, florist tape to include white, nile green, brown, edible glue and brush, cornflour, 10" square polystyrene block and box at least 12" tall to transport flowers, wire cutters, scissors, small rolling pin and sharp knife
Week 1 8th January - Lily of the Valley - White flowerpaste, 6 petal lily of the valley blossom cutter, 5/6 star tool, dusts to include primrose, moss green
Week 2 15th January - Bourganvilleia- Bourganvilleia veiner (or poinsettia bract or rose leaf veiner), FMM bourganvilleia cutters, micro white stamen, dust to include primrose, moss green
Week 3 22nd January - Freesia - 5/6 star tool, or six petal pointed blossom (large), or freesia cutters, jem 12 a/b frilling tool, small long thin stamen, or any stamen we can cut the heads off and re shape, dusts to include lemon, moss green
Week 4 29th January - moth orchid - moth orchid cutter and veiner, primrose, lemon yellow, moss green, burgundy dust,
Week 5 5th February- flowers - final dusting and assembly
Week 6 12th February - Scene setting - 10" round or square cake drum or two glued together for double height/strength or 15-18mm MDF covered with board covering paper, or glue a 10" cake card on top. Flowermaking kit to make the living gazebo.
Week 7 19th February - board covering and begin wall - choose sugarpaste colour - green for grass or brown for earth (we will add other mediums on the last day to add detail), nailbrush, grey saracino of sugarpaste with cmc to create wall. foil
Week 8 5th March - as last week plus dusting colours, palette and brushes to colour wall.
Week 9 12th March - Colour and assemble gazebo include bradwl and hammer or small drill or hand drill to put holes in the board for the gazebo
Week 10 19th March - Special finishing touches. Edibles list will be given in class.
Interested in the subjects on offer?
Above are subjects the six weekly classes completed in the summer term 2018. My examples above 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.
Detailed Modelled figure
Keep an eye on the individual class pages for information, including Schedule and equipment to bing