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Piping for Cakes: Step By Step To Success

By Alison_wood @midnight_eden

modern_pipingCreate dazzling decorations on your cakes with the skills you’ll learn from the “Modern Piping” Craftsy course. Taught by Atlanta cake artists and 15-time Food Network challenger Joshua John Russell, this course is a comprehensive online tutorial showing you how to make perfectly piped details on any cake. Russell is credited for single-handedly making piped cake décor cool again, and you can learn how from the expert himself.

Throughout this complete online course, you’ll learn how to create ornate monograms, gilded accents, damask details and more. Course members love Josh Russell’s style and humor and give this Craftsy course rave reviews. Using only a pastry bag and Russell’s expert tips, class members learn how to create sophisticated cakes that are perfect for weddings, birthday parties, or any occasion that calls for a beautiful, elegant cake.

With over two hours of instruction broken down into easy-to-follow lessons, Russell will show you everything you need to know to create dazzling piped details on a variety of cakes. Members of this class will learn how to choose the best icing, to how stabilize to draw fluid piped lines, how to transfer line drawings to a cake, how to tint, mold and sculpt gum paste, and how to make expert designs.

Alongside Russell, course members will complete decorating projects including monograms and filigree, stenciled surface designs, cake jewelry from tinted gum paste and easy and inexpensive paper accents and table décor. Learn how to design and present cakes that you will be proud of and that will stun your customers, friends and family using Russell’s instruction, tips and advice.

The best part about this Craftsy course is that once you sign up for “Modern Piping”, you can watch the course whenever it is convenient for you. Members who sign up for Craftsy courses are given log in information for the course and are able to access the course at any time from the comfort of their own home. Not only that, but the course is packed full of great tips to make this the best beginner cake piping course on the web.

Craftsy courses are designed to be completely interactive and fun. Members are able to ask the instructor questions, upload photos of finished cake designs, interact with other class members on discussion boards, and bookmark parts of the course to return to. This is a collaborative online course where class members help each other learn and improve. Access to Craftsy courses never expires, so once members sign up for “Modern Piping,” they can log on to the course whenever they need to review material, or reference something taught in the course.

Learn how to make unique piped designs and embellishments that will really show off your cake decorating abilities. Russell will show you step-by-step how to make amazing piped embellishments and designs from start to finish, and also give you expert tips and advice along the way so that you can use his techniques on a variety of cake decorating projects to expand your cake decorating portfolio.

Online Cake Decorating Class

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