Super Mario Cake Tutorial

Skill level: Intermediate

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create Super Mario leaping out of a green pipe, perfect for any video game lover’s special event. Liz Marek breaks down how to create dynamic poses using armature techniques that can be adapted and changed as needed.

You will also learn how to create Mario’s overalls, gloves, facial features and cap. There’s a lot to learn in this tutorial, so let’s get our tools together and let’s get started!

1:39:45 Minutes of Instruction

What You Will Learn

  • How to make a Super Mario figure out of edible materials
  • Learn how to create a green pipe cake just like in the video game series
  • How to create Mario’s facial features, mustache and signature cap
  • Learn how to add dynamic poses to your structures to create dramatic cake toppers

Tutorial Chapters

  1. Making the cake pipe 0:28
  2. The body structure 4:24
  3. The arms and legs structure 15:16
  4. The head structure 22:02
  5. Modeling chocolate head 27:52
  6. Adding the shirt 32:05
  7. Adding the shoes 38:46
  8. Adding the overalls 42:52
  9. Adding the ears 53:31
  10. Adding the eyes 58:41
  11. Adding the mouth 1:00:48
  12. Painting the eyes 1:07:27
  13. Adding a mustache 1:09:34
  14. Adding a nose 1:11:55
  15. Smoothing 1:14:37
  16. Adding eyebrows and hair 1:16:33
  17. Adding the hat 1:19:19
  18. Adding the fists 1:25:27
  19. Finishing the pipe 1:30:27
  20. Finishing the boot 1:32:12
  21. Paneling the pipe cake 1:33:43