3D Figures

Decorating By MACYZMOM Updated 24 Feb 2008 , 2:45am by AmazingGraceCakes

MACYZMOM Posted 23 Feb 2008 , 6:33pm
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that help a lot thank you very much

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bashini Posted 23 Feb 2008 , 6:57pm
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Hi there, I have never used wilton's fondant. As I live in uk, I always use Ranshaw's fondant. I mix 1 teaspoon of cmc/ tylos powder to 500g of fondant to make gumpaste. As Boofycakes says, to paint on the paste, use paste colour with clear alcohol. When I make 3-D figures I always use gumpaste and to attach them, I use sugar glue. Here is aine2's web site which she shows how to make the glue.


Good Luck!

laurynrn Posted 24 Feb 2008 , 2:22am
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I use a 50/50 mix and have attached with water. I am not that experienced with figures but that is what I have done. I also have used both Wilton's pre-made fondant and gumpaste. I like their gumpaste because it dries quick but I find it has some hard clumps in it. I also bought the powder mix (that you mix yourself) from Wilton that didn't turn out with lumps.

AmazingGraceCakes Posted 24 Feb 2008 , 2:45am
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I add a bit of water to egg whites and beat well and use that for glue, and I use the Wilton fondant for figures. To hold the head in place for the baby figure I stuck spagetti through the body, dabbed a bit of glue and than put the head on and the same for the arms. I did that for a puppy as well. Make sure you use very little of the egg white, you don't need much. I really liked the spagetti idea, worked really well. Hope this is helpful,This is new to me as wellicon_smile.gif
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