3D pen cake with candle design | 3D Pen Tutorial

Birthday Bash

  • 45 Minutes
  • Beginner
This week 3Doodler celebrates its 9th birthday. We've come a long way from the 2013 Kickstarter, and have so many fun things in store. To celebrate another year around the sun, here's a fun cake tutorial. Pro tip, we suggest you grab a real slice of cake, and see how close you can get your doodled version to the real deal ?.
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1 Gather your materials!

Gather together your 3Doodler 3D printing pen, some plastic, your DoodlePad, and the free stencil.

2 Trace The Stencil

Using the template, trace out the three-piece needed for the cake. Use different colors for the cake and icing to make it as realistic as possible.

3 Assemble the Cake Shape

Using freshly extruded plastic attach the three pieces that form the cake together.

4 Doodle the Back of the Cake

To fill in the back of the cake just doodle back and forth to cover the whole back of the cake in plastic. Once you have a good base, using the nozzle set use the ribbon nozzle the create a different shaped plastic when it's extruded onto the back of the cake. This will create more realistic icing.
After the back of the cake looks like a chef just finished with it, we can add more doodled icing to the top of the cake.

5 Add Sprinkles

Using different colors of plastic add sprinkles to the top of the cake.

6 Create the Candle

Using the stencil, trace out of the nine shapes. Holding the two nine's close together and extruding new plastic to help form a 3D nine. After the candle is formed, using different colors of plastics add an outline and sprinkles.

7 Add some Fire (Pretend fire that is)

Trace out the plastic flame. You can just doodle it once for a 2D flame. Or doodle it twice and repeat the process from step 6 to create a 3D flame.

8 Put it all Together!

Add the fire to the nine candle and add the nine candle to the top of the piece of cake.

Close-up: 3D pen art cake with sticks design

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