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« on: August 10, 2010 07:45:32 AM »

Another friend got married last month and I made a mini of her cake. This one was tough. It's about 1 3/4 inches tall. I tried a new technique to make the tiers more even and flat. I rolled filler clay through my pasta machine at the 9 level, then layered them until it was the right height(4 layers= 1/2 inch) Then I rolled in the white clay and traced the circle part on top then a long strip to wrap around the sides. It worked really well and I'm happy with how even and clean the tiers look. Then I added the swirls, the dots, the M L B emblem, and the "icing" at the base.
The flowers were so intricate and detailed with the colors I just chose base shades of clay then painted them afterwards with acrylic paint.



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Before the flowers. The swirls took fooorever. Swirls are my least favorite thing to do. But I'm very pleased at the symmetry and even-ness of the tiers.


quarter for scale

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« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2010 12:08:44 PM »

THATS NOT EVEN TWO INCHES?! That's incredible!! You're amazing!! Oh my gosh! It's so detailed and lovely and man, I thought I had patience. I would never attempt that. You rock.
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« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2010 10:12:59 PM »

hooray. I'm getting paid for this one. I didn't even make it for money and friend is amazed she said she "can't not pay" me for it. Cool
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« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2010 11:37:40 PM »

WOW amazing!!! sooo pretty!!
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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2010 05:52:48 AM »


 wow, nicely done for such a small scale !
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« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2010 11:52:03 PM »

im very impressed by how straight and even the tiers are especially considering the scale!

did you roll the swirls by hand or did you use an extruder?
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« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2010 04:38:22 AM »

Did them by hand, individually, swirled them each. Probably took 3-4 hours total just for the swirls. I hate doing it but they turn out pretty. Smiley
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