January 9 & 16, 2019, 2 Session (Wednesdays)
1:00 pm-2:30 pm Class is Closed
Instructor: Kathy Thompson
Class Fee: $50.00 non-members + $10.00 Supply Fee
$45.00 BRMAA members + 10.00 Supply Fee
This unique class is working with techniques and tools for the modeling of animals and people in sugar. Once finished you can eat your sugar masterpiece or place it atop your most fantastic cake creation. Using fondant and marzipan, students will learn how to create animals and human figures. Sculpting techniques, tools, and sources of supplies will all be covered. The student will be making one of kind artworks. The first session focuses on sugar sculptures of animals and cartoon characters. During the second week the student will make people. The Instructor will supply marzipan, fondant, edible glue, gum paste, food coloring, and plastic gloves. There will be modeling tools available to use for a sugar creation. Bring a relative or friend and learn a new art form you can create in the kitchen!
Register for the Class Below
Call (706) 632-2144 for questions regarding this course and registration. Payment is required to register for BRMAA courses. You may pay via PayPal above, over the phone, or visit The Art Center located at 420 West Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 to pay in person. The Programming Coordinator is in the office from 10 am - 6pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Kathy Thompson taught art for 37 years including sculpting in clay, wood, paper mache, and wax. Since retiring she and her grandchildren have taken up sculpting sugar-based animals and figures for their entry in the National Gingerbread Contest at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. The team of grandchildren she coaches have earned second place twice. In addition, she has taken classes at Cake Art in Atlanta.