Katherine Dey is a cake artist and registered nurse from New York who makes the most amazingly realistic - and creepy - cakes, and is shocking people all over the world with her designs. Would you be tempted to tuck into one of her creepy creations?
Katherine told Buzzfeed that her inspiration to make the cakes comes from many places: "I am inspired by a lot of things. I love that strange feeling I get when something looks real but it isn’t. Or when a cake doesn’t look particularly appetising but it is a cake and it tastes delicious. I like to make people feel two conflicting things at once. The subjects I choose are things that have interested me forever, be it anatomy, mushrooms, or portraiture. I love portraiture. Making a portrait of someone helps me to really see them. I love the details."[caption id="attachment_6362" align="aligncenter" width="645"] Credit: Katherine Dey Art Facebook[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6363" align="aligncenter" width="645"] Credit: Katherine Dey Art Facebook[/caption] But how to people who are served up with one of her creations react? “The reaction is usually a strong one. Some people are excited about them, some people are a little disgusted," she added. However, it seems that despite their off-putting appearance, it's very rare that people turn down the chance to tuck into one of her cakes! “I have to say, no matter how disgusted some people may be, in the end no one has refused to eat the cake,” she said. [caption id="attachment_6368" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Credit: katherine.day Instagram[/caption] If you fancy recreating one of these horrifying cakes for yourself to terrifying your friends and family, Dey is now making a cake tutorial video so she can share the process of her art with the world to teach people how to make cakes which look like undersea monsters, pigeons, human heads, and babies. [caption id="attachment_6366" align="aligncenter" width="645"] Credit: Katherine Dey Art Facebook[/caption]