Help! Wrinkly Gum Paste!

Decorating By dennishaskins Updated 12 Jun 2008 , 6:27pm by JoAnnB

dennishaskins Posted 12 Jun 2008 , 4:33pm
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i'm making a figurine of burt reynolds on a bear skin rug as a cake topper for a birthday, i made him last night and it was ok, but this morning i went in and he's all wrinkly. (haha it does make me laugh) is there anything i can do to fix this, he's very thick so i know the drying time will be longer on him than normal, but its already starting to harden on the surface.. any advice?

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JoAnnB Posted 12 Jun 2008 , 6:27pm
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It often happens with thick pieces. the exterior dries faster than the interior. As the inside shrinks, it wrinkles the outside.

I don't think there is much you can do.

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