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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D5000
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Checkerboard Neapolitan Cake by eserenitia Checkerboard Neapolitan Cake by eserenitia
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Here's that cake I mentioned before! :la:

I like how the checkerboard effect came out! However, I wish I made the cake more translucent. Looks like I need more translucent clay >.> The texturing could use more work as well. I ran into some problems, which I think can be summed up into this question:

Which do you do first, frost or texture?

The cake slice is a charm, there's an eyepin in the back. Comments and critiques more than welcome!

Materials
Premo! Sculpey polymer clay, Translucent Liquid Sculpey, eyepin

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ShadowCat1191 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013
This is amazing I thought it was a real cake! :eyepopping:
(So excited I didn't notice the penny at first >///< )
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CandyApplePie Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
nomnomnom
*sigh* wish it were real
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zeranote17 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
woweee!! that is one hell of a cake!
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:iconeserenitia:
eserenitia Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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zeranote17 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012
How do you made them look checkered?
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:iconeserenitia:
eserenitia Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Sorry for the late response! I use circle cutters and alternate colors :3 There are a lot of tutorials on YouTube!
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DeliciousTrickery Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
wow, this is amazing, the checkered effect turned out perfect!
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eserenitia Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Aw, thank you! ^_^
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:iconhattiepolyproduction:
I typically texture it, bake it for just a little bit like ...five or ten minutes, then frost it and bake again.
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eserenitia Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
That's a much better way than what I used! :XD: Baking in between frosting and texturing is super smart (which is why I never thought of it, haha). Thanks for the tip!
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