How to make fondant people, fondant characters,sugar figures
How to make fondant people | Fondant characters | sugar figures
There is 2 kind of fondant people figures you can sculpt:
- Fondant cartoon characters (as we will explain how to make in this article)
- Realistic fondant characters ( characters copied from a photo to fondant, press here to watch the video about sculpting fondant human characters)
If you decided that you want to take your cake to the next level using fondant people figures you found the right tutorial. In this article we will explain, step by step how to make sugar figures for beginners, you can also watch the video, we added to this article.
You can also watch the tutorial on video :
So let’s get started:
1. How to make fondant people tutorial – Step 1: We start sculpting the head which resembles an egg using about 50 grams of fondant.
2.Fondant characters tutorial Step 2: With the Dresden tool make an indentation for the eyes (if you are not familiar with the fondant sculpting tools, you can read this article about the sculpting tools and their uses) .
3. How to make fondant people tutorial – Step 3: Pinch out a nose, using your fingers and make nostrils with the pointy side of the Dresden fondant sculpting tool.
4.Fondant characters tutorial Step 4: Cut a slit for the mouth and using the pointy side of the Dresden tool (veining tool) push in the fondant in a half circle shape. Take a small piece of white fondant and insert it to the mouth that we created.
Step 5: Cut 2 slits for the eyes, make almond-shaped holes and fill them with white fondant.
Step 6: Draw a green\brown\blue circle in the eyes and add a little black dot in the center of the eyes as pupils using paintbrush number 0.
Step 7: Draw a thin black line on the upper lid to contour the eyes.
Step 8: Draw eyebrows with brown food coloring.
Step 9: Paint the lips using red/burgundy color.
Step 10: Roll out a piece of brown fondant, attach it to the head using some water and shape it into hair with the pointy side of the Dresden tool.