I am relatively new to cake decorating and one of my friends has asked me to make her daughter's 1st birthday cake. She is doing owls as the theme and has asked me to make a 2-tier cake with a 3-d owl on the top. She would also like the owl to be sitting on a branch and branches coming up the tree. I am having difficulty figuring out how to do the owl part of the cake. If I cover it with fondant, I am afraid that the her daughter will not be able to eat the cake (the...