1h 47min intermediate Resources

Bring filler flowers to the forefront and make beautiful gum paste botanicals in cake designer Maggie Austin's latest Craftsy class.

Episode descriptions

Meet Maggie Austin
1 . Episode: Meet Maggie Austin

Meet Maggie and learn about the Craftsy platform.

Full Blackberries
2 . Episode: Full Blackberries

Learn how to build gum paste blackberries, complete with seeds and true-to-life coloring. Maggie's detailed instruction makes it easy!

Partial Blackberries
3 . Episode: Partial Blackberries

Maggie demonstrates how to make smaller berries, including partial blackberries, that realistically reflect nature.

Hypericum Berries
4 . Episode: Hypericum Berries

Maggie shows you how to make brilliant hypericum berries, which add elegance to any sugar flower arrangement.

5 . Episode: Blossoms

Build these beautiful blossoms and add veining and wiring with Maggie's help. You'll also learn to lock in your flowers' vibrant colors.

6 . Episode: Leaves

Increase the effect of your botanical creations by adding a leafy backdrop. You'll learn to cut, wire, thin, vein and color your leaves with Maggie's expert instruction.

Arranging & Assembling Bouquets
7 . Episode: Arranging & Assembling Bouquets

Maggie shares her tips and techniques for arranging and assembling bouquets. You'll also learn how to preserve these sweet treats as keepsakes.

Bonus: How to Make Gum Paste
8 . Episode: Bonus: How to Make Gum Paste

Maggie shares something every sugar artist should know: how to make gum paste. You'll love adding this to your confectionary arsenal.

About the Teacher

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