Learn how to make novelty cakes that are pure fun with cake decorator Shawna McGreevy. First, you'll create a candy-themed cake decorated with stunning sugar pearl designs, wafer-paper “tissue” and a variety of enticing modeling chocolate treats: gumdrops, lollipops and candy button strips. Move on to making an art-themed cake featuring a gum paste paintbrush, paint tube and palette, along with a vibrant modeling chocolate painted stripe and a gorgeous speckled background that ties it all together. Ready for an ice cream-themed cake that's sure to be a sweet show-stopper? Create this too-cool design with scoops of ice cream made from cake and buttercream, a modeling chocolate waffle cone wrap, piped “whipped cream,” hot fudge and a hand-modeled cherry on top! Plus, you'll learn Shawna's tips for creating realistic airbrushed effects.