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TRENDS & TECHNIQUES
Talented cake decorators such as Cristina
Cinquino demonstrated intricate techniques at
the Satin Ice booth during the Atlantic Bakery
Expo, and Satin Ice featured scores of new ideas
for holidays and celebrations.
Here are some examples from the "Perfectly
x Clear Skies. Create stunning texture by aligning
petite pastel flowers along a geometric pattern.
Warm up cool tones with touches of gold.
x Purple Reign. Lace texture and touches of gold
make for a royal treat. Tightly packed ruffles create
a stunning floral composition.
x Green Envy. Create a work of art with tone-ontone texture. Adorn solid green hues with
cascades of florals for
a subtle vintage vibe.
she says, "I don't want to go out of business because I got sued. I can't do it."
"It is getting really hard to decorate
because you don't know all the rules,"
she adds. "Our goal is to post guidelines
for what cake decorators can do and not
do on the RBA website (www.retailbakersofamerica.org)."
WHAT YOU CAN'T DO
Disney and other leading brands are
very particular about copyrights and
Fondant is now
trademarks, and many celebrities own
the rights to their own images.
You can't copy or recreate anything
that is copyrighted or trademarked without permission.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
x Buy a licensed character or edible
x Obtain a blanket or one-time
x Create a cake for a customer that
has permission (for example, a Harley
Davidson corporate event)
Most colleges and universities, except
the Big 10 and other power conferences,
will grant permission to use licensed
images on graduation cakes.
WHAT YOU CAN COPY
x Free clip art
x Government images
x Your own personal designs
x Photographs taken by you/customer
THE SUMMER ISSUE