Cocoa Butter Painting

Regular price $150.00

One of the hottest trends in the sweets world right now is hand-painting on cakes. In this 4 hour class, you’ll learn the tips and tricks of hand painting with cocoa butter on fondant, chocolate and wafer paper to create beautiful, colorful designs.

In this class, we'll create a full color Harry Potter painted cookie based on one one of the areas of study at Hogwarts, (Herbology, Potions, etc.) You'll learn how to control the medium and learn some painting basics. All skill levels are welcome and all materials will be provided for use during class.

Attending the Sweet Makers Industry Conference? Sign-in to register for this class and receive the Professional Experience, Conference discount. This class is $150 for non-conference attendees, and $135 for those attending under the Professional Experience. LEARN MORE

INSTRUCTOR: Michelle Boyd
DATE: SUNDAY, Nov 11, 2018
TIME: 12:00 NOON - 4:00 PM
CLASS LENGTH: 4 HOURS
REGULAR PRICE: $150 || CONFERENCE PRICE: $135


About Michelle

Learn how to paint on cakes using cocoa butter at The Ultimate Sugar Show with Michelle BoydChicago area native Michelle Boyd, owner of Good Gracious Cakes, has ALWAYS loved dessert. In 2005, she realized that she could combine her two passions - art and dessert - and she made the switch from graphic designer & illustrator to full-time sugar artist.

Since then, you may have seen her on several television shows on TLC and Food Network, including Duff Til Dawn, Outrageous Wedding Cakes, and Halloween Wars. Michelle’s award-winning cakes have also been featured in Cake Masters Magazine, Sweet, and Cake Wrecks-Sunday Sweets.

​Michelle was named one of the Top Ten Cake Artists in North America for 2014 by Dessert Professional magazine.

​She teaches classes in various sugar mediums, with an eye toward helping students bring traditional (but not conventional) art techniques to cake, sugar, and chocolate. Michelle also creates elaborate edible showpieces for corporate events and food festivals around the country.