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Renshaw Academy Black Friday Sale

Tuesday 21st November 2017

Christmas is almost upon us; the turkey needs to be ordered, the presents bought and wrapped and the decorations brought out of storage. But if you have a cake decorator in your life and you’re looking for the perfect present for them, why not purchase one of Renshaw Academy’s January 2018 classes as a gift in their Black Friday sale event!

Renshaw Academy is a custom-built facility in Liverpool which offers classes with world-renowned tutors in state of the art facilities. So, when you’re looking for the perfect Christmas present, why not treat your loved one to a one or two-day course at the Renshaw Academy, and help them enhance their cake decorating and sugarcraft skills!

The Black Friday sale event is on Friday 24th November, from 9am to midnight. Take a look at the following classes we have in January that will be on offer.

Black Friday Code: FRIDAY15

Puss in ‘Kinky Boots’ Class

Dates: 12th – 13th January 2018
Time: 09:00 – 18:00 daily
Cost: £300.00
Tutor: Emma Jayne from Emma Jayne Cake Design
Skill Level: This course has an advanced/intermediate skill level. A good knowledge of cake decoration is required to be able to complete this course.

What you will learn:

  • How to create an internal structure for the model
  • How to model Rice Krispie treats around the structure
  • How to carve Rice Krispie treats to create the desired shape
  • How to cover the shape using sugar paste
  • How to create textures in sugar paste
  • How to paint and dust colours onto sugar paste
  • How to use Rainbow Dust colours to achieve intricate detailing on the model

View the course here.

Basic Figure Making Class

Date: 22nd January 2018
Time: 09:30 – 17:30
Cost: £160
Skill level: This class is suitable for beginners.

What you will learn:

  • How to make two models using modelling paste
  • How to create a model that is standing
  • How to create a model that is sitting
  • How to make characters with correct proportions
  • How to create simple facial features
  • How to create facial expressions on the models

View the course here.

Faux Food Burger and Fries Cake Class

Date: 26th January 2018
Time: 09:30 – 17:00
Cost: £120
Skill Level: This course is suitable for those with a beginner/intermediate skill level. Familiarity and prior use of sugar paste is required.

What you will learn:

  • How to carve a burger shape out of real sponge cake and crumb coat
  • How to cover the burger shape professionally with sugar paste
  • How to model with different pastes to create burger elements
  • How to work with moulds and texture pastes to create burger elements
  • How to airbrush and paint these elements to achieve a realistic effect

View the course here.


Circus Circus Class

Date: 27th January 2018
Time: 09:30 – 17:00
Cost: £120
Skill Level: This course is suitable for beginners, with previous experience of basic modelling.

What You Will Learn:

  • How to create a secure internal structure to support four sugar models.
  • How to shape and model four sugar circus animals and achieve realistic proportions.
  • How to model using a wide range of sugar pastes, chocolate modelling paste and flower and modelling paste.
  • How to structure the four models to create a balancing circus creation.

View the course here. 


Hopefully one of these classes would make the perfect gift for a loved one, or even a treat to yourself! So, keep your eyes out for the Renshaw Academy Black Friday sale on 24th November, starting at 9am!