Cake Sculptures: Karen Portaleo is an artist and cake sculptor from Atlanta. According to her biography,"She has a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art, and was represented by Ferrin Gallery, where she was able to show her clay work amongst her idols in the art world. Karen spends much of her time teaching Cake sculptures internationally, and has taught in more than 18 countries, with new locations added every year. Teaching has become a passion, and she travels quite frequently to give classes, demonstrations, or to make appearances at events".Baking was in her blood, because she grew up in a family of pastry chefs . She updates on her facebook regularly regarding the classes, so interested participants can contact her to learn her special chocolate cake sculptures and cake designs. She has even featured with Andrew Zimmens from Bizarre foods. A lot of detailing and hard work has gone into each of her cake designs and we definitely don't feel like eating them, since they are so lifelike.
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