In this class students will learn figure modeling using modeling paste. Special attention to the anatomy and proportions of the face, then they will work on the body, arms and hands, to finish with clothing and accessories. All modeling will be done by hand with few tools and without using molds.
Instructor: Cristina Bonafede – La Belle Aurore
La Belle Aurore is composed of Aurora Bonafede (graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts), Cristina Bonafede (Interior and Technical Web Designer) and Massimiliano d’Orso (master goldsmith).
Their adventure began in 2012 with participation in the “Cake for children” competition, where they won the first prize.
Since then, they have obtained a long series of awards, participating in many competitions including: “Glamor Italian cakes” (SigepRimini 2013), “Cake Festival” (first prize -Milan 2013-2014), “Cake Fest” (first prize- Caserta 2013- 2014), “Cake International” (two gold medals – Birmingham 2013-2014), “World Championship” (gold medal – Massa Carrara 2014) and “Cake Festival” (best cake designer- Milan 2015) .
In February 2016 La Belle Aurore participated in “That Takes the Cake” (Round Rock-Texas) with a cake in honor of Shirley Temple, representing her films with dolls. They won three awards: gold in the “Master”, “Best Division Master” and “Best of Show” categories.
In the same year, at the New York Cake Show, they were ranked among the 10 best cake designers in the world.
The three artists stand out for their unique modeling techniques, as well as for the use of the multi-layer technique.