Polar Bear

The topper is 12 cm tall.

Polar Bear

Equipment:

- Bone tool
- Dresden tool
- Scalpel
- Skewer – 10 cm
- Round cutter – 1 cm
- Ball tool
- Brush (for gluing)
- Dusting brushes – small round, medium flat

Edibles:

- 173 g white flower paste
- 1 g black flower paste
- 1 g grey flower paste
- 16 g red 1/2 / 1/2 sugar paste and flower paste mix
- 8 g red flower paste
- 9 g 1/2 / 1/2 white sugar paste and flower paste mix
- edible glue
- dust colours – grey and red

Step 1

Polar Bear

Roll a 55 g ball of white flower paste. Form a teardrop shape to create the body. Flatten the top part slightly. Apply a little amount of glue on the skewer and insert it into the body in rotary motion, all the way down. If the body loses its shape during inserting – fix it.

Step 2

Polar Bear

Use the ball tool to make an indentation at the back of the body for the tail.

Step 3

Polar Bear

Roll two 10 g balls of white flower paste and form tapering 6 cm long sausages. Use the finer side of the dresden tool to mark a bending line.

Step 4

Polar Bear

Bend the legs along the marked line. Slightly flatten the part of the legs that will be touching the body. Use the fine side of dresden tool to mark lines as shown in the photo. Deepen the lines with a sharp scalpel. Stick the legs onto the body.

Step 5

Polar Bear

Roll two 5 g balls of white flower paste. Form two teardrop shapes and flatten them slightly.

Step 6

Polar Bear

Stick them to the body as shown in the photo.

Step 7

Polar Bear

Roll two 8 g balls of white flower paste. Form two egg shapes. Using your index finger press the elements to form an indentation as shown in the photo.

Step 8

Polar Bear

Use the finer side of the dresden tool to mark lines as shown in the photo.

Step 9

Polar Bear

Round the toes slightly and deepen the lines with a scalpel.

Step 10

Polar Bear

Roll out 1 g of grey flower paste very thin. Use the round 1 cm cutter to cut out 2 circles. Stick them on the bottom of both back feet.

Step 11

Polar Bear

Stick the feet to the body.

Step 12

Polar Bear

Roll a 1 g ball of flower paste (tail) and stick it at the back of the body in the previously formed indentation.

Step 13

Polar Bear

Roll a 70 g ball of white flower paste. Create an upside-down egg shape with a flat bottom and top. Flatten the head slightly. Roll a 1 cm ball of white flower paste. Form a short sausage and flatten it. Stick it on the head as shown in the photo. Use a scalpel and the fine side of the dresden tool to create a smile.

Step 14

Polar Bear

Stick a 2 mm ball of black flower paste in the mouth and flatten it with the dresden tool. Use the smaller side of the bone tool to make holes for the eyes.

Step 15

Polar Bear

Roll three 4 mm balls of black flower paste. Stick two of them as eyes. Use the last one to form a nose. Roll a tiny sausage out of 1 mm ball of black flower paste. Cut it in half and stick the elements as eyebrows.

Step 16

Polar Bear

Roll a 7 mm ball of white flower paste. Form a flattened teardrop shape. Use a ball tool to make an indentation as shown in the photo. Form a teardrop shape from a 4 mm ball of grey flower paste and stick it inside the ear. Smooth it with the dresden tool.

Step 17

Polar Bear

Pinch the bottom part of the ear and make a cut to create a flat surface. Stick the ear to the head. You will only need one ear as the other one will be hidden underneath the hat.

Step 18

Polar Bear

Roll out 10 g of red flower paste to 2 mm thick. Cut a 1,5 cm wide and 7 cm long strip. Round the edges. Stick it around the bear's neck. Cut two more strips - this time narrowing down slightly towards one end (4 and 5 cm long). Make cuts at the end of each strip as shown in the photo. Roll out a tiny bit of white flower paste very thin. Cut two thin strips and stick them on as shown in the photo.

Step 19

Polar Bear

Stick the scarf on.

Step 20

Polar Bear

Roll a 16 g ball of red flower paste/sugar paste mix. Form a cone and make a hollowing using a ball tool.

Step 21

Polar Bear

Use your fingers to deepen the hollowing and to thin the sides of the hat.

Step 22

Polar Bear

Stick the hat on the bear's head.

Step 23

Polar Bear

Roll an 8 g ball of white flower paste/sugar paste mix. Form a sausage. Stick it around the bottom of the hat. Use the finer side of the dresden tool to texture it. Roll a 8 mm ball of white flower paste/sugar paste mix. Texture it with the dresden tool and stick it to the hat.

Step 24

Polar Bear

Dust the figure using grey and red dust.