One of our guest teachers
Barbara Luraschi, AKA Sweet Janis was born and lives in Como, Italy. She discovered her passion for the sugar art about 7 years ago, her creations have pastel colours and modelling is what she loves most. Her work has been featured in many international magazines, she mainly travels the world teaching face to face modelling classes. She is also an online guest tutor at Pretty Witty Cakes.
She was awarded Gold at London Cake International in March 2015 and at Birmingham Cake International in November 2015, and she was a finalist at Cake Masters Modelling Excellence Awards in November 2015.
One of the collaborations she took part was awarded as Best Collaboration of the year 2016, it was about endangered animals (Bakers Unite to Fight) and she made a life-sized parrot. She has been demonstrator and tutor at Cake International show in Birmingham and London, in March 2017, April 2017 and November 2017. She has also been an instructor at Americas Cake Fair in October 2017
- WINNER BEST COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR (Bakers Unite to Fight, organized by Zoe Fox, proud to be part of it) at Cake Masters Awards 2016 -November 2016
- GOLD AWARD at Birmingham NEC Cake International - November 2015
- FINALIST at Cake Masters Awards 2015 – Modelling Excellence category
- GOLD AWARD at London Cake International - March 2015
- 3rd place at Cake Decorating Corner – Baby shower contest – February 2015
- 1st place at Cake.Corriere – Christmas Challenge – January 2015
In September 2014 was launched a book published by Malvarosa Edition “L’Ape Maia Torte e dolcetti”, a Maia Bee themed book available in all libraries. I made a project exclusively for the book which is also featured on the front cover.
As seen in:
American Cake Decorating (USA) - March 2018
Eat Treat (INDIA) - February 2018
Cake International Magazine (UK) - September 2016 - February 2017- April 2017
Sugar (India) - May 2016
Pasteles de Ensueno (ES) - February 2016
Cake Masters Magazine (UK) April 2015 - October 2015 - May 2017
Party Cakes Magazine (UK) Cake Craft Guide Issue 23 May 2015, Issue 27 May 2016
Wedding Cakes & Sugar Flowers Magazine (UK) Cake Craft Guide Issue 22 February 2015, Issue 24 August 2015, Issue 28 August 2016
Australian Cake Decorating Network's on-line Cake Magazine – Joomag (AU) February 2015, April 2014
Pretty Witty Cakes Magazine Issue 7
Cake Craft & Decoration Magazine (UK) Issue August 2015
Torte Spettacolari Issue July 2014, March 2014, January 2014
Cake Geek Online Magazine Issue December 2014, June 2014, March 2014, February 2014
Cake Central (USA) Issue 4 Volume 6 September 2015
American Cake Decorating online magazine
Sunday Sweets on Cake Wrecks
Between the pages
Doric Cake Crafts
Paul Bradford Sugarcraft School
Please note, an entry ticket is provided for all one day or two-day workshops and will be emailed to you closer to the show dates.
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Below are 2 options for full-day workshops, one is priced for $265 members and the other $315 for non-members. Please note if you want to join and become a member add the yearly $50 membership to your cart and then add any members workshops to your cart for membership prices, thank you.
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If you are a QCDA member please advise what branch you belong to in the comment box, when you have placed your order, thank you.