Would you like to have fun learning how to model a delightful little teddy bear complete with picnic blanket and food?
You will learn the basic principles and skills of successful modelling, using novelty effects and colour. Let your imagination run wild and use the skills you learn to experiment and create your own works of art for any celebration, or just for fun.
- Tutorial – what is modelling paste, why you‘d choose it and a variety of ways to make it.
- How to work with modelling paste – our top tips and golden rules
- How to use a size guide
- How to create a blanket
- How to model a teddy bear
- How to model a selection of picnic food
- How to use a selection of modelling tools to best effect to enhance your modelled creations
Annabelle established Confection Perfection (now re-branded as Annabelle Jane Cake School) in 1996 from her kitchen table; bought her first retail premises in 2000 and is now settled in a delightful setting in Bearsted, just outside Maidstone. Annabelle has extensive cake decorating experience and is highly creative and artistic. Annabelle is an accredited tutor for the PME Diplomas in Sugar craft and also designs and delivers a wide range of other highly successful cake baking and decorating classes. Annabelle has a huge vision for our Cake School and ensures that the strong reputation we have earned continues to grow lead by her consistently high standards.
The course price includes everything you need to create the modelled scene and a box to take them home. We will provide all materials, all sugarcraft tools, equipment and refreshments. Course attendees will also receive comprehensive course notes and 10% discount on items purchased in the cake decorating supplies shop on the day of your course.
- What's the skill level?
Any level, beginners and upwards
- Are there any age restrictions?
Age 11+ (under 16 must be accompanied by an adult partaking in the course)
- What are the course times?
2 hour mini workshop
- What do I need to bring?
We provide everything you need, so just bring your imagination, an apron (or we have disposable aprons 50p each) and a sense of fun; we’ll provide everything else.
This is a fabulous short skills course where you can learn so much in a short time. Annabelle, the tutor is very knowledgeable and puts everyone at ease - perfect learning environment! Friendly, instructional, relaxed and fun.
— Annabel Griffiths, 24th January 2020
A great course for someone who has never done modelling but also for someone who has so you can better your skills. Things are well thought out and simple to follow. Very good, knowledgeable and patient tutor.
— Amanda Pritchitt, 24th January 2020
Always attentive, each one of us are at different levels, time given to all of us. Excellent.
— Angela Salt, 24th January 2020
Very relaxing. I didn't think I would enjoy it or do it but was very surprised how much I did enjoy it & was very impressed with my creation. Excellent tutor.
— Jean Irving, 5th April 2019
Excellent tutor who is thoughtful and professional who guides you step by step. It is great fun & would recommend it to many people.
— Zelda Heath, 5th April 2019
Enjoyable as ever, fun informative - my relaxation time. Excellent tutor.
— Sam, 5th April 2019
Excellent course for anyone wanting to do a modelling course. Lots of fun.
— Natasha Turnbull., 4th October 2018
Whole course was very interesting and really enjoyable.
— Gisela Brandshaw, 4th October 2018
Fabulous course. More than I expected. Excellent tutor.
— Janet Owen, 4th October 2018
5 stars. Very good tutor. I'd recommend.
— E. Patel, 4th October 2018
Do book this course; it is so nice, the teacher explains things clearly and of course you are so pleased with what you have done. Perfect.
— Penny , 4th October 2018
First time doing anything like this and I've walked out the door with so much knowledge and the confidence I could do this at home. Very friendly and great environment to learn.
— Brian Fulthorpe, 17th February 2018
Excellent course, great introduction to modelling. Useful tips that can be applied to other cake designs
— Heather Purnell, 17th February 2018
Very enjoyable, therapeutic, excellent support. Very lovely, supportive + patient tutor! Thank you very much.
— Lisa, 17th February 2018
Very enjoyable, informative & this was my first time at this, and I would definately coming back again.
— Julie Rattenbury, 17th February 2018
— James Newton, 27th May 2017
Great fun, very easy to apply all techniques and brilliant look when finished. Brill A* tutor.
— Lisa Lawrence, 27th May 2017
Delighted! Exceeded my expectations. Annabelle is gorgeous – the best! I’m coming back!
— Wendy Mullings, 27th May 2017
Excellent day learning skills on how to model teddy bears. Am sure I will be practicing making lots more things. Annabelle makes learning fun - always very good and patient, explaining details whilst making it fun.
— Michelle Neilson, 27th May 2017
Brilliant. Teaching very good and the course is fun!
— Tina Pawlowski, 27th May 2017
I’d recommend: good pace, friendly, builds confidence. Excellent tutor.
— Zoe Mulling, 27th May 2017
Such fun and relaxing. Inspiring day.
— Liz Taylor, 12th September 2015
As a beginner the course was very informative and easy to follow. Fantastic day!
— Karen Furness, 12th September 2015
I would recommend Annabelle Jane Cake school because the staff are so friendly and professional and the courses are amazing!
— Sarah Ranger, 12th September 2015
Very good teaching - clear step by step instructions.
— Sarah Willingham, 25th July 2015
Lots of fun - really enjoyed it. Excellent set up - very organised.
— Vicky, 25th July 2015
Lovely welcome. Had an enjoyable day.
— Tracey Brooks, 16th May 2015
Excellent! Will help me develop skills.
— Kerri-anne Chappell, 16th May 2015
Made to feel very welcome. Tutor was very good and knowledgeable.
— Jane Green, 16th May 2015
Friendly tutor. Showed step by step and helped if you were stuck. Gave time for any questions.
— Sophie, 16th May 2015
Very welcoming. Tutor was very good - explained all steps clearly.
— Liane Thompsett, 17th January 2015
Very welcoming - we were late too! Tutor was very good, friendly, attentive and helpful.
— Amy Fearn, 17th January 2015
My tutor was lovely. Awesome day!
— Alison Nolan, 17th January 2015
A fantastic afternoon, I could do this every week! Tutor answered all questions, was approachable and made you feel confident and relaxed, you felt like you could do it!
— Stephanie Pryke, 11th November 2014
Great fun to do with friends.
— , 11th November 2014
Very friendly, put you at ease, gave you time to catch up if you got behind, explained things a couple of times if you missed it. Fab!
— Esther Wootton, 11th November 2014
Very relaxed atmosphere. Excellent tutor. Likely do more.
— , 11th November 2014
Great course + enjoyed a lot. Tutor very good! Helpful + repeated processes, patient. Brilliant course, loved learning modelling a teddy bear, came away with new information that I can apply to my hobby at home. Lots of fun in a small group.
— Melissa Francis, 11th November 2014
Brilliant tutor. I brought my friend. I would like to learn more animals.
— Kate, 11th November 2014
Fun afternoon. Excellent.
— Shelbie, 11th November 2014
Fun + informative. Very good tutor - great tips, patience + advice.
— Trudy Copeland, 11th November 2014
My tutor was lovely, very informative, happy to help and very encouraging
— Denice, 8th February 2014
Had a great time - will be back!
— Karen, 5th February 2014
I was really nervous but everyone was really friendly. I had lots of silly questions but these were answered quickly and easily. Thank you!
— Helen, 5th February 2014
I had a great evening. Enjoyable & informative class. Very friendly class group - tutor - nothing was too much trouble + very encouraging.
— Rosemary Pomeroy, 31st January 2014
A great evening and Linda is so helpful and patient - excellent, a great tutor.
— Julia Smith, 31st January 2014
Informative, patient tutors, good choice of courses.
— Judith Jones, 31st January 2014
Very friendly and informative. Excellent Tuition. I would recommend it.
— Sandra Pullen, 31st January 2014
Just amazing... and so fun.
— Libbie, 31st January 2014
Very good fun, easy to follow instructions. Tutor is happy to help and answer any questions. I'd recommend Cake School for anyone wanting to learn new skills and/or purchase items.
— Amy Jeffrey, 31st January 2014
Course what I expected but better. Great / amazing tutor - a lot of patience and taught very well.
— Danielle, 31st January 2014
Lovely course, great fun. Excellent tutor.
— Anna Hudson, 31st January 2014
Everyone is very friendly. Excellent tutor. What I expected and more.
— , 31st January 2014
Course content what I expected. Amazing tutor. The courses seem like good fun.
— , 31st January 2014
As someone very new to this and a little scared you made this experience fun and I will definitely re-book. Excellent tutor, very patient with me.
— Natasha Godden, 31st January 2014
This course is amazing, you take away so much information. I think I would definitely be able to make it again. You get so much joy + pride when you see your finished piece.
— Katie Osborne, 31st January 2014
Great demos and very useful to have notes to take home!
— Sophie, 19th July 2013
Very enjoyable course Tutors and staff very friendly and easy to understand
— Nicky, 18th July 2013
My second course - just as fun and knowledgeable as the first I am loving cake club as well!
— Melody Gore, 12th July 2013
I would just like to thank you so much for the wonderful icing modelling course that you recommended for my daughter Molly to do with her th
— Alexandra Brown, 11th March 2013