Instructor: Shani Christenson,
Shani's Sweet Creations
HOLIDAY COOKIE DECORATING CLASS
December 5, 2019 (Thursday, 11:00am–3:00pm)
F19J610 • All levels
Or call the Mendocino Art Center Registrar:
707 937-5818, ext. 10 or toll-free 800 653-3328, ext. 10
Learn to make beautiful decorated sugar cookies just in time for your holiday celebrations.
What you will learn:
• How to bake the perfect sugar cookie for decorating
• How to make royal icing
• How to color royal icing and get the perfect consistency for decorating
• What piping tips to use and how to use them
• Several decorating techniques including outlining, flooding, marbling, over piping, intricate details and lettering and metallic painting
You will also get my delicious sugar cookie and royal icing recipes.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
I grew up baking. My grandmother is a cake designer and my mother is an accomplished baker and artist. I definitely inherited their creative passion and artistic talents as well as their baking skills. My cake adventures began with my love for baking special treats for my family combined with my obsessive need to be creative and make beautiful things. Sweet art was my calling and I jumped in wholeheartedly.
Not being able to afford pastry school or any other formal classes, I did my best to gather knowledge where I could. Youtube, online tutorials, Craftsy, books, anything that I could get my hands on really. So I guess you can say that I was taught by the cake community as a whole. It really is amazing what an open, generous and sharing community it is. I have been creating artisan cakes for 4 years now and loving every minute of it. I had the wonderful honor of placing first in the Advanced Wedding Cake category at That Takes the Cake Sugar Art Show and Competition in 2016 and I also took best in division. One of my all time favorite cakes placed in the top 5 of the 2015 Threadcakes contest. Definitely an exciting highlight of my cakeing journey so far.
My motto: ~ Life is Sweet ~
— Shani Christenson
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REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS
Cancellations must be made in writing, either by mail or email. If you notify us at least 21 days prior to the first class meeting, you will receive a refund of tuition . No refunds will be made after that date for any reason due to our contractual obligations and material acquisitions. If the Art Center is compelled to cancel a class you will receive a full tuition refund. Memberships are non-refundable as they are considered a donation to the Art Center.
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