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We are so excited to welcome the very talented Modelling award winning artist, finalist at Cake Masters, Barbara Luraschi AKA Sweet Janis all the way from Como in Italy to our Studio. For all you lovely people wanting to know how to master the art of figure modelling this is the class for you. This piece of work will be constructed out of the professional paste Saracino which is a must for modelling whether you are a beginner or professional like Barbara. ‘Greta’ has been special designed for us to share with you she is entirely hand made with the use of no moulds!
We know this class will soon fill up so please do not delay in booking. At the Studio we believe our students are important so only run small intimate classes ensuring everyone gets expert individual tuition. Only 8 spaces will be available. Open to all levels from beginner to advanced.
Barbara AKA Sweet Janis has been featured in many international magazines, she mainly travels the world teaching face to face modelling classes She was awarded Gold at London Cake International in March 2015 and at Birmingham Cake International in November 2015, and she was finalist at Cake Masters Modelling Excellence Awards in November 2015. One of the collaborations she took part was awarded as Best Collaboration of the year 2016, it was about endangered animals (Bakers Unite to Fight) and she made a life-sized parrot. She has been demonstrator and tutor at Cake International show in Birmingham and London, in March 2017, April 2017 and November 2017. She has also been instructor at Americas Cake Fair in October 2017
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. The studio offers an informal relaxed atmosphere and as we only cater for small numbers, it ensures you will get a very close and personal teaching experience. Places are limited so book today to avoid disappointment! Don’t delay and miss out of this wonderful opportunity to attend a class with one of the best
This is a full day class starting at 09.00 and finishing around 18.00. We ask that you do not arrive more than 10 minutes early, and bring a light lunch.
Date: Sunday 7th April 2019
Everyone in the class will be provided with a full set of equipment to use on the day and materials, so you will not need to bring anything with you except a packed lunch, a container to take home your finished piece home in and an apron.
What you will learn:
- how to make a standing model
- face structure and features
- proportional limbs and hands
- dressing and fabric work
- Use a selection of tools to add texture
- Dust and paint on colour to complete
The finished results will vary per person as Barbara prefers to allow the individual characters to come through and although she will assist the students, we prefer the results to be your own work rather than overly corrected by the tutor. Barbara feels this means you go home with more experience.
What you need to bring:
A packed lunch , apron and a box with protection to take your finished piece of work home. We do offer a payment plan- if this is of interest please email for information and bank details
When booking this course please be aware of our terms and conditions.