Friday, December 3, 2010

I am what I am and it's all that I am

I instantly loved the idea for this cake, simply because - What ever happened to ole Popeye?
This cake was a lot of fun to make I used two separate pan shapes but two of each so ...
 two 9" rounds
 two  10" squares
Each cake was filled and then sculpted.
I studied many different pictures of popeye to figure which direction I would like to go with him.
I basically deconstructed the face in my mind before beginning, assuming where I would need to build up the cake to create cheeks and chin and an nose.  I added my buttercream and fondant after chilling it over night.  Once the fondant was on I formed the aspects of the face and added details.  I hope everyone likes it!!
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