Max and Ruby Cake


The Making of Max

No matter the creative endeavor…you invariably end up sharing a slice of your soul through the work.


A lot of how I do what I do is a mystery to many. In this short film, I share a glimpse of what goes on in the making of a 3D cake, and the thought process behind it.

I hope you will enjoy the view from my kitchen!

Max and Ruby Cake by Cakewalker

Special thanks to Will Ackerman: producer, guitarist, and founder of Windham Hill Records for graciously sharing his music in the production of Making Max.

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