Overview: Join Julia as she returns to one of her favorite places – São Paulo, Brazil – in April 2023! She’ll be conducting two two-day classes, and, in this first in the series, students will make a gorgeous stenciled double-decker heart and both dogwood and snowdrop cookies using Julia’s signature contoured royal icing piecework techniques. (See project photos in the gallery below. Also, for details about the second class in Julia’s Brazil series, see this event listing.)

Skill Level: All skill levels, as Julia will go through each step in great detail.

Prerequisites: Neither class in this series is a prerequisite for the other; however, some experience with royal icing is recommended.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Modeled cookies
  • Deckled cookie edges
  • Dipping with royal icing
  • Royal icing roses
  • Standard and contoured royal icing transfers
  • Precision-piping
  • Royal icing putty
  • Stenciling with royal icing and an airbrush
  • Shading with an airbrush
  • Rubber-stamping
  • Wafer paper-covering (for snowdrop bulbs)
  • Modeling chocolate ribbons and bows
  • Piecework assembly
  • Basic stacked assembly

To Register: Simply click on the “LEARN MORE” button to be taken to the course information on host Luciana Gonzales’ Instagram page. She will provide pricing information and other details upon request.

Project Photos: