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We are so proud to welcome the fantastic and talented Gareth Davies
Based in Cardiff, Gareth Davies is an award winning Sugarcraft Artist and Judge, Set Designer and Art Director who impassions the imagination and conjures up youthful nostalgia with his playful and surrealist approach to cake. Gareth's experience in high end fashion working closely with agencies and designers in London and Milan as a model has had a powerfully creative impact on his work as an artist, and has made his work accessible over a multitude of platforms. Gareth Davies’ bespoke, handmade pieces and scenes have been featured in fashion and cake magazines such as Vintage Life, Elements Magazine, Dreamingless Magazine, Cake Masters, Cakes and Sugarcraft, and Party Cakes. Gareth has also has been featured on TV shows such as Kirsty Allsopp’s Handmade Christmas and Strictly Come Dancing, as well as Pryd o Ser and many more Welsh medium programmes for S4C. His whimsical work has brought him some awards home too, winning five Gold Awards and one Bronze at The Cake International in London and Birmingham.
Discover how to model this beautiful figure with award winning tutor Gareth Davies. On this one day class you will learn how to model ‘Madam” using Saracino-modelling paste
Gareth will first take you through the basics of working with Saracino modelling paste, explaining how to colour and how to create seam-free and clean figures.
You will learn how
· to model basic shapes and different body shapes
· how to assemble a figure so it stands securely on a cake in heels.
· Which tools to use to achieve different facial expressions and hairstyles
· how to dress your figure to give Madam your own unique style.
· you will learn how to add all the whimsical touches to create this special young lady
At the end of the day you will leave the classroom with your own hand modelled Madam in Gareth’s contemporary caricature style
This course is held in our new teaching facility “The Studio”. Free Car parking is available very nearby. “The Studio” is situated within yards of the local Bus Station and Taxi Rank, with only a 5 minute walk to the Train Station
This class will starting at 9.00am and finishing around 5pm. We ask that you do not arrive more than 10 minutes early on either day.
Price: £ 100
Date: Sunday 29th July 2018
What’s included: All materials and use of equipment
What you need to bring:
A light lunch , apron and box to take home your finished master piece. Free liquid refreshments are available all day.