How To Tie-Dye On Fondant With Airbrush?

Decorating By Starkie Updated 1 Apr 2008 , 6:24pm by Solecito

Starkie Posted 1 Apr 2008 , 6:13pm
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I would like to do a tie-dye wedding cake, but how do you do the swirls on such with your airbrush? Is there a template you can get? Hoe do you do it without all the colors running together? Anyone ever try this?

TIA,
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Solecito Posted 1 Apr 2008 , 6:24pm
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I've been wondering the same thing. In my opinion, the colors won't run into each other unless you put in too much paint. I just realized I made a couple of cakes featuring spiderman and air brushed the spider web, maybe you can create the effect of tie-dye the same way. Let's see: I imagine the tie dye leaves a figure close to the shape of the spider web in the whole cake photo, what would happend if you try to repeat the same shape in the inside, leaving a little of the background to show and bringing the points to the first color? I try to reproduce the effect in the little photo, but this was done with a software i'm not very familiar with so it may not look to good. Hope this inspires and helps you to create a very nice tie-dye.
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