Artist Lauren Garfinkel agrees, and has taken advantage of Trump’s unfortunate hue, by sculpting him from a circus peanut. The Donald Trump Circus Peanut is only part of Lauren’s Edible Government project — but it’s surely the one that’ll make the most headlines. Just like that silly orange guy.
Following a centuries-old candy-making tradition called Amezaiku, Shinri Tezuka creates hyperrealistic sculptures of fish, frogs and other aquatic life.
The lollies are made by hand with sugar syrup, starch, and organic coloring — so they’re as edible as they are fun to look at. Check out more of Tezuka’s work here.
Madrid-based Marta Alonso Yerba has taken gummy bear art to another level, melting them down and creating pieces that resemble stained glass. The beautifully-colored panels are actually made into light boxes, filtering light to form beautiful patterns.
Oh, gummy bears… Is there anything you can’t do?
If you’d like a sophisticated new way to ingest candy, you might consider making it in sushi form.
Candy Sushi is brought to us by Lee Manne, owner of Stieber’s Sweet Shoppe in NYC. Sticky rice is replaced with Rice Krispies Treats, while Swedish Fish stand in for the raw stuff. Check out how to make your own here.
If you don’t know your duodenum from your hippocampus, medical student Mike McCormick has come up with a creative way to learn about your innards.
Candy Anatomy was created as a sweet and colorful way to remember body parts and some internal functions. Whether you’re a med student yourself, or you just have a PhD in candy, this is a great way to get familiar with what’s going on inside of you… besides all of the candy digestion.