Disappointed With Powdered Colours!

Decorating By janebrophy Updated 10 May 2008 , 3:33pm by peg818

janebrophy Posted 10 May 2008 , 2:44pm
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Just tried my new powdered colours on some gumpaste roses, and boy, am I disappointed! They went from pretty to tacky in under 1 second...I must be using them incorrectly! I tried to brush them on dry, and mixed with clear vanilla, and both were really disastrous! How do you all use these things????

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peg818 Posted 10 May 2008 , 3:33pm
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i use a soft shading brush, then dip the brush in the color i'm using and pounce it on a tissue. then starting from the outer edge i brush the color on, it will be darker where you start and gradually get lighter. I only use them dry on my flowers.

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