Cake-Decorating Ideas from Wedding Cake Art and Design
The Cake with Lily and Pleats
Creating the perfect wedding cake to complement a client's perfect day requires a great deal of artistry, technical proficiency, and a true understanding of each client's needs. Wedding Cake Art and Design is an invaluable and beautifully illustrated hands-on guide for mastering every step of the planning and execution of picture-perfect wedding cakesfrom the initial consultation to the gorgeous finished product.
Author Toba Garrett is one of the foremost experts and educators in cake decorating, having trained many of the top cake artists in the world. Here, she offers an all-in-one guide that presents sample client scenarios in each chapter, showing you how to plan and then produce the ideal cake to match each client's budget, theme, and creative desires.
This comprehensive resource explains all of the crucial skills and techniques required for successfrom the most basic to the most complexincluding how to create color, texture, shape, and decorative elements for every design. Exquisite full-color photos display finished cakes and illustrated step-by-step instructions provide clear and simple direction.
Garrett includes a range of different cake styles inspired by popular themes and concepts, including creative, romantic, textured, modern, and Wedgwood-inspired designs; designs based on the seasons, fashion colors, film, flowers, pottery, and textiles; and designs that are perfect for chocolate lovers. Truly comprehensive in scope, Wedding Cake Art and Design also features handy informative appendices on setting up a cake design business, recipes and flavor combinations, templates, and cake cutting.
Offering detailed expert guidance on every aspect of the art and business of wedding cake design, this is an indispensable tool for industry professionals, baking and pastry students, or talented and dedicated hobbyists.
I received this book ( Wedding Cake Art and design by Toba Garrett) and am amazed by all of the great ideas and simple directions. This book is not for the beginner. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Lindy Loo Who
I like it that it has a hard cover which will hold up for years...nice ideas! Very pretty cakes inside!Published 19 months ago by Laurie J Geier
I have purchased other books written by Toba Garrett and this one met all my expectations. It's is easy to read and follow instructions. Read morePublished on May 23, 2013 by Jeri
This book is beautiful and well done. The designs weren't to my taste though, they are very modern with piles of gumpaste cutouts on many of the cakes.Published on April 15, 2013 by Melanie L. Lietz
This was a gift for my daughter who is into cake baking and she just loved this book. Put a smile on her face.Published on January 28, 2013 by Lyndia McQueen
I bought this book for the recipes and they are awesome . Excellent book if you are looking for good recipes this is the book.Published on January 2, 2012 by Cristina
The review is a very neat take on cake decorating.
My only complaint is the recipes.
I consider myself a very good baker and they are just different. Read more