Pretty Cool!! I miss our fishy pond! : ( But the birds kept getting the fishies...poor things!! The “water” is apricot glaze and the rocks underneath are rolled buttercream. The outer rocks are fondant and the border is chocolate. The koi are made of gumpaste and he painted them all differently to give some variety. The only small problem was the glaze eroded the fon
OMG I made a cake just like this last weekend! It was easy--all you need is an airbrush (they're not really that expensive), a pastry degree from Le Cordon Blue, and a Fine Arts degree from RISD. Oh, and of course some little plastic skulls for the top--Amazon has them.