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Gel Printed Paper: Collage Unicorn Cake

teacher avatar Daniela Mellen, Artist & Author

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Lessons in This Class

16 Lessons (48m)
    • 1. 1 Class Intro

      1:41
    • 2. 2 Class Supplies

      1:20
    • 3. 3 Selecting the Papers

      4:24
    • 4. 4 Using the Template

      2:54
    • 5. 5 Shading Horn & Ears

      4:19
    • 6. 6 Shading the Cake

      2:22
    • 7. 7 Shading the Cake Stand

      3:16
    • 8. 8 Shading the Flowers & Leaves

      2:41
    • 9. 9 Assembling the Cake, Stand, Horn

      3:43
    • 10. 10 Adhering the Ears

      1:37
    • 11. 11 Floral Crown Design

      2:36
    • 12. 12 Adhering the Crown

      2:38
    • 13. 13 Designing the Mane

      4:04
    • 14. 14 Adhering the Mane

      4:21
    • 15. 15 Shading & Outlining

      4:31
    • 16. 16 Class Wrap Up

      1:23
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Create a fun and magical collaged portrait of a unicorn cake complete with rainbow hued frosting roses, golden horn, and colorful mane. Follow along as we go step by step to create a striking and unusual collaged work.

Using gel printed pages, we'll emphasize the variations in colors and patterns of this unique painted paper. Patterned paper can also be used. This class does not teach gel printing techniques, instead focuses on using already made gel prints.

You may be interested in other Collage Classes, including my Gel Printed Collage Birds Class.

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Daniela Mellen

Artist & Author

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I'm an artist and author living in coastal Florida and surrounded by plants, animals, marine life, and the warm sun - all things that inspire me.

I am drawn to creating things and love to get lost in projects. Each day is a opportunity to learn something new, build on existing skills, and branch out to new ones. I was formally trained as a educator which is my passion and incorporating art into teaching makes my life complete.

I upload art classes every Friday, here on Skillshare. You'll see handmade books, memory keeping, watercolor, acrylic paint, unique art supplies, and photography composition. Thanks for joining me and I look forward to seeing your work.

Check out my blog for additional info on my website danielamellen.com or my YouTube Channel for additional c... See full profile

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1. 1 Class Intro: Hello. I'm Daniela Melon and author and artist here in skill share. Thanks for joining me for my class on creating a gel printed collaged unicorn cake in today's class will create a beautiful and fun work of art. Based on the ever popular unicorn, we'll create an image based on a unicorn cake, complete with horn frosting, flower crown and a beautifully colored main. We'll practice the art of collage, which is cutting and pasting paper to make our image and to make my portrait unique. I like to use gel printed papers as this add some variation in color and pattern, but this class could be done using colored or patterned paper as well. In addition to collage in paper, well shade our image with colored pencils and use a permanent marker to further enhance our work. I've included a page from my sketchbook as a reference, as well as a template that you can download and print to help you sketch your components for your class project. Select the color paper you'd like for your components. The take the frosting flowers, the cake stand and, of course, the horn to complete your portrait. Then it here your components and watch as a unicorn cake comes together. Take a photo of your work and posted in the project section. Be sure to follow me here on skill share to get notified of future classes. Please consider leaving your review. Thanks for joining me. 2. 2 Class Supplies: the class supplies that will need for our jail printed paper collage, unicorn cake glass include the template that you confined in the project section. My sketchbook page, which gives you just a reference to use for when you create your cake. You'll need assorted gel print papers, and we'll talk more about this in the next chapter on selecting the papers. But here I have an assortment of different colors to use for the different components of the class. We'll need a pencil and an eraser, a permanent marker. Here's a black one will use this after our collage paper. It's completely dry. A pair of paper, scissors and a sharp ones are a good thing to have a glue stick or Matt medium if you prefer to paint the glue on with the brush used. Matt Medium, although a paper glue stick, is just fine as well for this project. I also use colored pencils to shade in the completed collage paper, and that just gives a different effect. And it really makes some things pop. And then I used heartily ins as well to blend some of those colors. The next chapter will talk about selecting the papers 3. 3 Selecting the Papers: when selecting papers to use for our collage unicorn cake. I use the temper template as a guide. So I can see if the paper that I choose with color and the pattern is big enough for the peace I need it for so that I use that primarily first. And then I always use my sketchbook page. Here is a reference. So I know what kind of colors I'm looking for. So for here, I'm gonna look for some just black card stock or black paper for the eyes. And I can even draw them in if I don't want to cut them out of paper. And then I go piece by piece, so I'll start with the horn here on. I wanted the gold ish yellow. So I have that. And then I chose some green paper for the leaves and then for my flowers there basically three colors that I'm gonna dio I'm gonna do pink, blue and purple. And so I chose a couple of sheets of the different pinks and blues that I have as well as the purples to use for our project for the stand. I wanted a neutral, so I chose this soft color that is gel printed. It has pinks, whites, little green and orange. But yet it's very neutral, and it doesn't compete with any of the colors I have here. Actually, it'll stand out a little, which will be nice, and it'll pick up some of the color from the horn. Also, I for the ears. I like to do the ear to match my cake, which I'm gonna do just with some white card stock, because I think that will look nice and crisp up against the gel printed paper. But for the inner ear, I could do it pink or gold or whatever color I'd like. And I have plenty of paper to choose from. For that the other. This question that becomes a little bit of ah, fun challenge is what adhere my work, too. So I went to choose some gel printed paper and with the white cake that I'm gonna dio, that'll give a nice contrast. So here's our focal point is the cake, and then I have my jell printed background when I'm looking at jail printed backgrounds, what I wouldn't do is choose something that's fairly uniform and that the colors complement the colors I'm gonna use. So because I'm using pinks and purples and blues, I don't really think I'm leaning towards using a red, so I know I'm sticking with a color family. This is just a solid print. Even though is a lot of contrast between the white and the blue. It's very uniform, and that doesn't distract from what I'm gonna put down. So this is another option. Here I have this print, and once again, even though the circles are different sizes because the colors are uniform and it's the same shape, it doesn't distract. So that's another option for a background. And finally I have this and this is a greenish teal. And while there's a pattern and a little stripe of color, I think that it will be uniform enough. I can use this as a background as well. So now I have the decision of which background paper to use a couple of options for what not to use. So while I love these papers, and maybe I'm making a mistake by not selecting them, I'll tell you the reasons why I'm not. I'm not choosing. I choose not to use this one even though I love the colors because I think there's a lot going on. There's a bunch of colors, and if I have my cake right in the center, I feel like this will be a distraction. The contracts between this and this same thing with here for the same reason. Okay, um, this paper, while I really like it and I think you could use it, the squares are all uniform. Um, I think it might be a little distracting, and I think that gold color would compete with the horn, so I'm keeping that in mind as well. Color in addition to Pattern. And here we have another example of contrast. And unlike our first example where I thought I might be able to make it work, I think that there's enough white throughout this one within the solid pieces. Where is this? It's so crisp. I think it would really challenge the I with my main focal point. But there's nothing wrong with choosing a paper that I I vetoed and I just wanted to explain to you my thought process in choosing the papers that I'd choose for the background and for the components. In our next chapter, we'll talk about using the template 4. 4 Using the Template: to use the template. I download it and it could be found in the project section. And then I printed out. It fits on a standard piece of copy paper and it has all my components. Some require just one cut. So for the cake, I'll cut it out and make one image of the cake and the horn on the plate and stand. But others require multiple images. So for the ears I'll cut to And I've recorded that on the paper as well for the eyelash as well. When you cut out the eyelash, however you're going to mirror it will discuss that a little later. So here I have my template gonna cut out, cut out the cake following those lines. And then in this case, since I'm just using a white paper, I don't have to, um, move that around. But I just told it to the paper with a pencil just trace around the shape. I'm using a light touch with the pencil so that if any marks remain after I cut it out, I can erase them without any problem. So here I have my image. The mayor's my cake, and I'll go through this and you cut out all my pieces on my template. So here I have all the pieces from our template, and they're all cut out, ready to use this stencils from here. I'll take the papers that I wanted to use and, for example, with the horn I'll find where I want the shape to go. And because it's a gel print, there's some variation. So if I want a dark part of the bottom or I want half and half pattern, I can put it wherever I want trace around it and then cut it. So I cut out all these papers. So here I've cut out all my pieces for the eyelash. I use the template, and I put it down on my black card stock, and then I traced around it and cut it out, and that made the left eye to make the right. I I flipped it over, so I created the mirror image and did the same thing. So that's how I got the eyelashes. I made an abundance of flowers and all the different shapes, so I have over a dozen of each. I have three, at least three large, um, shapes and then small and medium as well. I have an assortment of leaves. I have the ears, the cake stand and the cake. And lastly, I had to select which paper to use for the background. And I chose this one. So we'll be putting all our pieces attaching them to this paper. The next chapter will start. Shading will start shading the horn and the ears first. 5. 5 Shading Horn & Ears: to start shading the horn in the Here's the first thing I want to do is using an eraser. I just want to remove any pencil marks that might remain and the horn looks pretty good. So from here, what I want to do is take a color that's just a shader to darker than the color that exists here. So I'm gonna start with this darker, gold ish color and I'm going to create this swirls on this horn. So to do that, I just connect the lines on the in dense and I want to make kind of a fuzzy line, not a straight line, but where one point is most dark and then it kind of just blends outward to create a shadow . So I make my line, and then I just take a lighter, um, lighter pressure and just let it kind of form ingredient technique that shadow. So it looks just like that. Then I'll take my pencil and go around the edge, and that kind of creates a little border not going very dark. And I'm not using straight lines. I'm just following the edge of the existing shape. That'll take a color that's maybe just one shade darker, and I'll bring it right on the edge and then right underneath as well. And this allows there to be a like a Grady int in between the shadow and the main part of our horn. They'll take my torch, ilyan and using the same direction strokes. I'll just blend that color. If I go back and forth, I tend to wrinkle or even tear my piece. So I trying to stick with the same direction. If I want, I can add a little darker color here with a little gray just on the folds of the little swirl. Here, just to create a little more drama, a little more shadow for the ears. I'll do the same thing we did. I'll start with the darkest color, and I'm just gonna go around the outer edge, the perimeter, tracing the shape, and I'll do that over here as well. And then I'll take the color that's very close to the color of the main color of the ears, and I'll just blend that on top of the existing darker color. Then I take my torch. Ilian and I just blend that in, and there we have our horn in our ears. For the main part of the white years, I'm gonna take a light blue and a light purple. And I'm just gonna very lightly go around the edge just to create a faint edge using very light strokes with my tort Ilyin. Just blend that out. I had a little bit of purple on one side and bun that out again, and I'll do the same thing over here. Flynn that out then if there any areas that I feel I've met left too much of a straight line like here, I'll go back and just blend out some more color and then go back in, put a little purple on this one. Next chapter. We'll go over shading the cake and take a look at the eyes. 6. 6 Shading the Cake: So here we have the cake in the eyes. I'm gonna put it down. Just so you know, kind of where I want to see where the eyes go. And I want the eyelashes to face up just like that. So I think we'll get ready. Do it here that later on. But I'm not gonna do any shading on the eyes. Gonna move them over here. I am gonna shade the cake, though. So I'm gonna take my latest Blue, and I'm gonna create the top of the cake. And to do that, I going from either side. And I just pulled down, making kind of an oval, very light marks. Most of this will be hidden with flowers, but it does give us a starting point, a reference point for that. From there, I'm gonna put my cake on its side, take the same blue pencil, and with very light lines, just go over the edge. This will create a little shadow on the edge. Really emphasized the border of the cake. And I'm only trying to bring color in maybe 1/2 inch or so. I'm going with my purple at a little bit of color here and there, just on that same side as well. And then with my blue, I'll pull it in a little bit further, maybe two inches or so into the base. Do the same thing on the other side again, only trying to bring color in maybe 1/2 inch or so, with the deepest color being right on the edge. You know, pulling a little of the purple and then the same thing on the bottom a couple inches in. That'll take my tort ilyan and blend that particularly on the card stock that blends very nicely smudges to a nice uniform color. And I'll go just around here. So there we have our cake all done. The next chapter will shade the cake stand. 7. 7 Shading the Cake Stand: she had the cake stand. First thing I'm going to do is remove any colored pencil or pencil that remains same thing on the base. And then we'll work on the plate first, taking my gray. And I'm gonna come here and just kind of work on the outline just to make a little bit of an edge here. This part is gonna be hidden with the cake on top of it. But I want to make sure that I get the front of the plate a little lip here. So right on this edge, I'm gonna just pull down a little bit of color, and then I'm just gonna create that shape running parallel to that baseline. I'm using a very light hand so that if I do have an error, I can go back and erase it, and then I will come to the edges, is again with my grey and just try and make a little clear edge. Then I'm gonna take my GRE and right from the edge, I'm gonna pull in just a little bit of color on on the side as well. I'll leave a little space at the top and then pulling some color at the base just very lightly. Then I'll go in with my darker color. Create a little more of a shadow on both sides. The last deal going with my lightest color. In a very light hand. I'm not looking to color in this. They'll take my tort ilyan, and blend that out. This way. There is no harsh lines. It just becomes a natural shade. And here we have the top of the cake stand and now for the bottom will do. The same procedure we did will take our gray, create a little outline on the sides and the bottom. The top is gonna be covered with the plate, and we can vary the height as we choose. But with the sides, I want to take my darker color, my like orange color and kind of just pull it in a little bit. Get about half an inch and I'll do the top as well. It may get hidden by the plate, but I like the idea of there being a little bit of a shadow cast by the top of the plate. I'll take my next color to create our Grady int. So the center is nice and light and then with my tart ilyan. I'll blend this out because the gel print is printed with acrylic paint. There is some texture, and that is a very interesting effect. The color pencil really emphasizes that. And here we have our cake plate. The next chapter, we're gonna go over shading the flowers. 8. 8 Shading the Flowers & Leaves: I'm gonna use the same procedure to shade all the leaves from here. I'll take the leaf and I'll take just a green and I'm just gonna go around the edge And I'm not looking to make a straight line kind of this a little bit of a blend, but it is a very small piece to shade, so I'm just gonna take it easy, Then I'll go around the leaf again. Now, some of these pieces, the particularly the flowers and leaves we may cut down to size further when we do our design work. But I do like to get a nice shadow going for the flowers. We use the same procedure for all the flowers, regardless of the size or color. I'll start with a large pink flower gonna take my darkest pink. I'm gonna go around the edge and we might cut this flower down further when we do our design work. But for now, I'm gonna shade all the flowers and I can always go in shade it afterwards as well. So I kind of create an edge. And then from the centre, I'm gonna make a squiggly line that kind of forms concentric circle and then I'll just take my colored pencil and make this a little shy. Shaded around the line we made. I'll go in with my lighter color pink and just go over some of that line again. Then I'll take my tort ilyan and blend that out. So it's not such a harsh line, and this is our first layer of shading. We'll do another layer shading after our pieces adhere to our design. With the blue will do the same thing will take the darker color. Go around the edge and we'll go around the center here and I'll take a lighter color. And sometimes on the darker papers, the lighter shows up better and again with my tart ilyan. I'll just blend that out a little for the purple. It's the same procedure. Do the edge first, creating a little shadow, and then I'll make the concentric circle all the way around. Take my lighter color purple and add some variation there. I'm trying not to cover up the pattern made by the gel print, but just rather enhance it and shadow it further. So now I'll complete the remaining flowers and the leaves and in our next chapter will start assembling our collage unicorn cake 9. 9 Assembling the Cake, Stand, Horn: to start assembling our unicorn cake, but it take the cake stand and just set it down here without any glue as well as the cake and then the horn. So this is the length that we're gonna use. And from here is where we confined to knit. So I'm gonna pull that cake up a little, maybe make that stand a little shorter, put the cake right on top of it where I want it to go and then put the horn there. So that's my placement. First thing I'm gonna glue down is that piece of the bottom would take the horn off for a minute, and I'm gonna try and leave the cake in place. That's a good guide for me. Slide the lower piece out, put glue on the base and then I'll slide that into position. So I know I want the stand to be about 1/2 inch off the edge of the paper kind of in the center of the paper. It's so I put it down and then I burn a shit in place from here. I'm gonna want to put the plate part of stand down, and I know I want that pretty deep. So I'm gonna eyeball it. No ad glue to this, and I'll put it down again. I'm tryingto central on the page and I'm gonna put the cake right on top of it When I put the cake down, however, I'm gonna be careful not to put glue behind the right edge, the right hand edge. And that is because I'm gonna tuck some flowers underneath there to make our main come down . And here's our reference photo to show what I wanted to look like. So I'm gonna leave this part of the cake unglued so that this part here putting glue everywhere else and then I'll set that right on the plate. Then I'm gonna burnish all these pieces from here. I'm gonna put the eyes and the horn on, so we'll start with the horn again. I wanted to come down pretty much to the top right there and again about 1/2 inch on the top of the page. So put right down. Once I have it in place where I want, I'll burnish the edge and then the same thing with the eyes gonna put them on. I'll start with the one on the left hand side and I'll set it down and then I'll hear those right here inside, I I'll burnish this once again, and then I'm gonna let these layers dry. 10. 10 Adhering the Ears: Now I want to create the ears. So I take my ear pieces and here I have a piece of scrap paper gonna take the inner ear and attach that to both inner ears to the outer ears, and then I'll just place my design on top of my page. Now, I want the ears to attach, and I'm gonna put them a little higher than the base of the horn here because I'm gonna cover around them with flowers. So I think that's the placement I'm gonna go with. And I'm gonna put them at a slight angle off the page again. I'm gonna burnish this and let this layer dry. The glue stick does not take very long for it to dry, but I don't want it to move around while we're designing our floral pieces, which will do a next chapter. So I flip it over and burnish it. Here we go. We'll let this dry for a few moments. 11. 11 Floral Crown Design: So now to create the design I'm gonna created in two parts the crown and then the main. So for the crown, I know that I'm gonna want a foot focal point of flour right in the center. I think I'll go with a pink one for that. So I will choose a large pink one. And if I don't think it's if I don't think it's the right size, I don't hesitate to cut it. I won't hesitate to cut it down to size. Still, start was placed that there. And then I want a blue and purple on either side of it. And again, I want the large one. So take that blue. That might be a little large. This is a good time for me to cut that down and the same thing with the purple. Find a large purple that I like. Maybe just like that. Good knowing what I want to put little flowers on either end. And over here I'm gonna I think I'm gonna go with a pink one. She'll take a medium size pink one. Place it. And over here I think I'll go with a blue. So again I want a medium size blue Go with this nice, dark one, and I'm gonna put it behind the main flowers. So from there, I like the way that looks right now. I can add more flowers if I like, but I think I'm pretty happy with that. I'm gonna take some leaves and I'm gonna stick thumb, Just kind of where I think they might look nice. The bigger leaves I'll see for the bigger flowers and smaller leaves tucked behind the smaller flowers. And I think maybe right have right now, it's a little bit of height between the top of the horn and the top of the ears. So I think I want a little flower on either side here to make it more dome like. So again, I'll go here with my pink, maybe a medium flower, and I'll stick that they're And on this side go with a blue again, a medium flower. So I started hearing these down in the next chapter and maybe at tucking some leaves as I see fit 12. 12 Adhering the Crown: now to adhere these down. I'm kind of doing the reverse process of the way I designed them, where I designed the focal point and then worked around it. Now I want to adhere it down in the background first. So I'm going to slide my pieces down and I would hear these two first and then I'll work on the flowers, maybe the next. I'll work on the larger flowers, and I want to make sure the ears stick out. So that's gonna help dictate where I put those big flowers. And then this flower will go right there, right in front. Could slide this one. Well, it still could move just a little bit over. Then I'll work on my flowers on the edge here and now I'll take these leaves and use those as fillers, putting them where I want them to go. The sleep is nice because it helps create that arc with the flower on the edge here will do the same thing over here before this gets all the way dry. I can slide that leaf underneath. Then I'll take these leaves and I use one here to fill this white spot, and I'll do the same thing over here. Maybe took it right underneath there in the next chapter will design the main. 13. 13 Designing the Mane: So now when we design our main, we're gonna keep a couple things in mind. We want to create a shape kind of like reverse s that comes down right here like this. So when we creator shape with the flowers will keep that in mind, start here and again. We didn't hear the edge here, so that's nice. We can slide some pieces in if we'd like, could start with purple and I'll take this one and I'm gonna slide it underneath. I'm only gonna use a portion of the flowers going to show And then the same thing with the blue. No, I don't want the blue to be the same height as the purple. I wanted to be in further, so I can either slide it in or it can cut it down. And I Likewise, I can slide out the purple to create a little bit more of that arc. I'm gonna have one more over here of the pink that comes out. But again, I want to start to make that shape. So it's coming out and around, and then over here, I'll start adding flowers on top of the cake instead of behind it and I want that to follow that shape. So the next color I'll do maybe another purple and here's where you play with it and you get the feel for what you like and I'll add a pink and then a blue. But I want this blue to be much smaller than this one. Cut that down to size. I think I'm looking this around a little bit, but the purple on the bottom just like that. And then I'm gonna make sure that the remaining for the final bit of the tail are smaller than this pink one here. So I'll go with a purple next and also put that right there a blue. And then I'll put pink one over here, and that one is too big. So I'll cut back down to size. Maybe even a little further. We'll add a few more smaller ones. I think I want one right here as a transition. So I think the color I can use his purple, this one would be a good one. And just like that, and then a few small ones of the base here can will go with purple, maybe cut this one down just a little bit and small. Maybe a small blue right on the base of the dish. From here. I'll just take some of the leaves and I can cut them down to size. Or I could just stick them in. And I think I put this right over here and maybe it leaf or two on the bottom here. Okay. In the next chapter will started hearing this. 14. 14 Adhering the Mane: and again we'll started hearing with the ones on the back. And because this is kind of precarious and to try and be a little cautious gonna slide this one out and I'll work on these two first. And since the purple is the one furthest back will use that one, this is really the piece that starts R Ark. So I want to make sure to get that one down, and here we go. And I want this to go in a little further. That purple one gonna have the leaf right away before the glue dries. Here we go. And now I'll work on just pulling this up and trying to add a little glue stick underneath . Have to help it here. That I could just work on a few at a time over here, sliding them out. And I do have extra flowers. If I do see a spot that I think needs a little work or a little attention, I'll give it to it. Okay. And so from here, I'm just gonna slide these pieces up. Start with the purple. I'm gonna go here. I'm gonna put that pink one right underneath those two and I took that leaf in. I'm gonna slide leaves out and then I'll add the flowers well, and some leaves, and then we'll see if we'd like to add a few more flowers. I think I'd like to leave on the leaf over here. Maybe underneath the cake. And then what? We're here. Put it just like this. Then I'm gonna go back in and get a flower. Kind of Ah, interesting one. Because I have three colors already used there. But maybe I'll go with it a deeper pink or a later pink. Even. So, I'm gonna pull up this blue, but I want the blue to be on top. Then there's a few spots here. I'm going to stick some small flowers, Tiki. See, small pink and maybe a small blue light. Little if we have it. Okay, I'm gonna let this dry and then we'll come back and do any shading that we have to do and do some outlining 15. 15 Shading & Outlining: to do any further shading. And but look around and see if there's any spots that I think require it over here. Just get outline this a little further and the same thing over here with the pinks. I think those look pretty good couple. I might want to add a few more, um, Marks, too. And the same thing with the blue. So I like the way that looks. Take my white. Just a little bit of shadow. On one side are just some of the main features. So the horn, the front of the dish try and make it blend out on the front of the stand. Here, I'm gonna leave the eyes alone. I like the way they look good. Add just a little bit to some of the flowers here. Just a little bit and again to the years. So now I'm gonna work on outlining my permanent marker very carefully. Create just kind of a parallel line to the shape of the horn, maybe an eighth of an inch from the edge and that I'm gonna follow that line here. Right on the swirls will do the same thing with the inner ear and the outer ear gonna go around, outline the edge of the flowers, keeping a very organic shape. I'm gonna outline the edge here of the stand and the edge of the plate. Lastly, I'll outline the edge of the cake and I think I'll use a straight edge for that just to get a nice, solid line. It's the only real straight edge on the collage here. I'm gonna put this over and do this other side, and I'll do the base of the cake as well. So from here, I'm just gonna do some concentric circles around our flowers, a bill and outlined leads. Gonna take one step back and take a look at my piece. I'll be sure to sign my piece. Gonna put my name parallel to the cake edge here. And then we have our completed collage unicorn cake 16. 16 Class Wrap Up: so to wrap up the class, we started with sketch and I had some ideas that I recorded as well as the colors I wanted to use. We created our image using a gel printed paper gel, printed papers, and then we collaged them. After cutting out the shapes, we wanted to create the floral flowers, the icing flowers. Then we added the horn and the ears. We outlined everything, so it gave a really interesting effect. There are some variations as well, using the same supplies. So here we have our jail printed paper and our white card stock. Here I did the inverse where I used white card stock for the background and gel printed paper for the cake. So it's very subtle gel printed paper, and it has the actual colors. We shaded it in, coincidentally, the blues and the purples, but it has a different effect, I hope. Youll try your hand at a collage unicorn cake and post your work in the project section. I'd love to see them in any way you want to modify it as well. Be sure to follow me here on skill share to get notified of future classes, and please consider leaving your review. Thanks for watching