Tutorial: Painted cake using Wilton® food colouring paste and Plaidcrafts bird on branch stencil

Our project of the day is a painted cake using Wilton® food colouring paste and Plaidcrafts bird on branch stencil.

A step by step tutorial with pictures on how to paint a fondant covered cake using stencil and food colouring.

The plaid Enterprise® bird on branch stencil, has been used to decorate this fondant covered cake.

Here, the stencil was placed on the fondant covered cake and then painted with an artist paintbrush and Wilton® food colouring(paste). I know that you can paint yours better than me,why not give it a try!

 

Material needed,

Stencil- Bird on branch by Plaid Enterprise®

Food colouring paste- Wilton®

Artist paintbrush – flat, rounded and scribbler

Fondant covered cake

Flat plate or palette plate

Bird on branch stencilled cake by Anino Ogunjobi image 1

 

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1: place stencil on the top of cake.

 

 

STEP 2: Put colours on a plate/ palette-plate using the bottom -handle of the artist paintbrush(add a little ivory colour to a dark colour to have a lighter shade).

STEP 3: Paint the leaves in green , stem in brown and the bird in blue colour. Add highlights with lighter shades of colour (if you desire).

Bird on branch stencilled cake by Anino Ogunjobi image 3 Bird on branch stencilled cake by Anino Ogunjobi image 2

 

STEP 4: Remove the stencil.

Bird on branch stencilled cake by Anino Ogunjobi image 4Bird on branch stencilled cake by Anino Ogunjobi image 5

 

STEP 5: Tie a ribbon to the base of the cake (optional).

Bird on branch stencilled cake by Anino Ogunjobi image 9 Bird on branch stencilled cake by Anino Ogunjobi image 8 Bird on branch stencilled cake by Anino Ogunjobi image 7

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