Mari Senaga's Sugar Art

Make Chocolate Bloom

Available Classes

The classes shown on this page are just a small sample of what is available. I would be happy to customize any class to fit your desires for favorite flowers, and would be glad to suggest accompaning flowers, and foliage to create a beautiful arrangement.  All supplies are provided by the instructor, I am also happy to tailor classes to showcase products sold in your shop, or event.
 













A Dozen Chocolate Flowers / One cutter set


3 Day class (24 hours) $ 290 per student minimum of 5 students

All supplies provided by Instructor.


Learn the ease and fun of modeling chocolate flowers. In this class the students will learn Camellias, Carnations, David Austin Roses, Double Kiss Roses, Hibiscus, Hollyhocks, Lisanthus, Poppies, Peonies, Tree Peonies, Wild Roses, Wild Poppies ( California style) all created using only one cutting and veining set. Each flower will also include the coordinating foliage, and how to create all edible centers and stamens.

This class is wonderful start for the beginner to modeling chocolate flowers. In class you will learn how to prepare, handle, and manipulate this modeling chocolate to create beautiful blooms, along with Mari’s unique tips and techniques that will show you new ways to think about chocolate You will also learn how to take these simple flowers, and make them come to life with colors. Finally Students will learn how to arrange the flowers in to a number of lovely arrangements.






















Exotic Tropical Chocolate Splendor


2 Day class (14 hours) $ 250 per student minimum of 5 students

All supplies provided by Instructor.


In this class Mari will show you how to make and prepare Modeling Chocolate. Then you will learn how to create Hawaiian Ginger, Antheriums, Hibiscus, Bird of Paradise, Plumeria, and 3 types of orchids (Cattleya, Moth, and Java), and various lush tropical foliage using modeling chocolate, and all edible supports.

Students will learn how to color, and shade the blooms and foliage using various coloring techniques. Finally we will assemble all the floral elements in to a stunning arrangement.


Chocolate Daisies and Cosmos

1 Day class (6 hours) $180 per student

All supplies provided by Instructor.


Learn the ease of modeling chocolate flowers, and create a cheery bouquet of Gerber Daisies, Shasta Daisies, and bright cosmos in 3 different varieties (single, a double, and a fluted), along with foliage, and chocolate curls. This class is wonderful start for the beginner to modeling chocolate flowers, or for those who want to learn beautiful simple flowers to add to their range of cocoablooms. In class you will learn how to prepare, handle, and manipulate this medium to create beautiful blooms. You will also learn how to take these simple flowers, and make them come to life with colors. Finally Students will learn how to arrange the flowers in to a lovely arrangement.


Lush Late Summer Chocolate Dahlias

6 hour class $180 per student  All supplies provided by Instructor.

Come learn the fun of modeling chocolate flowers, and create an arrangement of beautiful chocolate dahlias. In this class you will earn how to prepare, handle and work with modeling chocolate to create 3 different dahlias. We will be creating the showy exotic dahlia, the collared dahlia, the Pom Pom Dahliaand dahlia foliage, along with how to take the plain flower s, and leaves come to life by adding color and shading. Finally you will learn how to assemble the flowers and foliage into a beautiful arrangement.


Various Dinnerplate Dahlias


Demo only



3 flowers/ 1 cutter

Double kiss Rose, Peony, Camillia 

3 hours

Floral Wreath class

5 hours 

Marigolds

 

Cosmos class 3 hr

Faux Lavender in a pot

Additional Classes, and Ideas for classes

Gumpaste Bonsai Trees


In this class you will make a 10” Bonsai tree with gumpaste trunk, leaves, flowers, and covering for base.


A 2 Day class, on the first day we make the leaves and, flowers, and start on branches if time allows. On day 2 we will be assembling the bonsai, learning how to make bark, moss, and anchoring the tree in to the container, and decorating the base.


This Class can be adapted to different types of trees depending on the season. 

Multi Dimentional Brush Embroidery


Add multiple dimensions to your Brush Embroidery. In this class we will take a picture, learn how to transfer, and dimensionalize it using cut outs of gumpaste, and royal icing to create a beautiful art piece. We will be doing a simplified version of this piece.


5 hour class


Bas Relief


Learn how to add multi dimention to your cake while not having to actually change the shape of the cake.


Gumpaste Flowers