A few months ago novelty cake maker DecoPac, Inc. hired me to help them develop a jumbo “signature” cake to promote the Cars franchise for Disney/Pixar. Because this would be a large, triple-layer cake there was more freedom than usual to do something really fun and appealing.
I started by working up several very rough thumbnail concepts of possible ideas:
The client liked the “tractor tipping” idea (bottom row, middle). So I worked that up into a detailed color sketch:
From their DecoPac refined the design and sent it off to the manufacturer. And yes, the “cow tractor” tips over and even makes a “Moo” sound!
You can also view the final product on the DecoPac website.