Ref: C3677752

Learn to model at least two sugarpaste animals or bugs

Course aim

Create a range of sugarpaste animals and bugs

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Mould a t least three different sugarpaste shapes.
  • fix at least two pieces of sugarpaste together
  • Create at least two sugarpaste models, flowers or motifs
  • Choose a project to create using tutor examples
  • Build skills to create own models

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • You will also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.).
  • You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit:
  • 1kilo Pre made modelling paste or Saracino Pasta Model Paste or Supermarket sugarpaste Food colouring gels or pastes in red blue yellow1 small tub Tylo or CMC powder1 pack of Rice Krispie Squares or four 6cm x 4cm polystyrene eggs Kitchen roll Jay cloth or kids play foam sheets Cornflour Edible glue

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • Trex vegetable shortening Pastry cutters Cocktail sticks Cake smoother Mini rollingpin Silicone tools Mini palette knife Set of nail art dotting tools Scissors

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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