Mr. Bean Fondant Figure The easiest way to make a figure is a lying position, because you don’t have to support anything. If you want your figure to stand or to have a bent posture like here, you need tact and an inner static, to prevent that the fondant fissures during its drying time. Also the material is crucial. You need fondant which is set and does not warp under weight. Also it should dry fast, so you don’t need to spend weeks with the figure.