Nichola shows you how to create this stunning Encanto floral and stencil design using vibrant colours and accents of gold.
This is a fun packed tutorial focusing on techniques while allowing your artistic talent to take over. The lesson begins demonstrating how to make an array of colourful flowers, using various tools and cutters to add different effects such as stitched lines and curved edges that help bring more interest and shape to the overall design.
Nichola then moves on to showing you how to get creative using a pretty stencil design and achieving a tonal colour effect which is finally enhanced with tiny accents of gold leaf for a touch of glamour.
Top tip from Nichola: is always experiment on boards for your design ideas beforehand as this helps you practice, be experimental and get the look you want!
For more great ideas on how to you stencils then check out our videos below.
After achieving a City & Guilds in Sugarcraft, Nichola joined Cake Craft World as a creative cake designer and decorator and is known for her remarkable attention to detail. Her style is influenced by the love of being a qualified (BA Hons) textile and fashion designer, which is expressed through the use of colour, pattern and design which are key elements that reflect her skills and passion. Nichola is also very experienced in sugar modelling, flower making and painting cakes for all occasions. Watch her take you, step by step through techniques such as cake marbling, creating edible gold sequins and ornate pearl borders. One of her most watched videos is the cake based around an afternoon tea where the 3D teapot cake, icing cup and saucer and cupcake are all set on a board decorated as a tray!
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