Hair Help!!

Decorating By pinay_ako Updated 18 Feb 2009 , 8:06pm by tjrobin31

pinay_ako Posted 25 Sep 2008 , 2:04am
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hello. i was practicing my first 3d lady figure in fondant but i dont know how to do the hair. i have a sugar gun and do you really have to press alot before you could have those long strands of hair?

hope someone could help me with this. thanks in advance. icon_smile.gif

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leah_s Posted 25 Sep 2008 , 2:40am
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Yes, you have to press a lot to get long strands. Mix your fondant with quite a bit of veg shortening to make it easier to press thru the gun.

PatrysV Posted 25 Sep 2008 , 12:18pm
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Hi!
I don't doit thatway - to much work! icon_wink.gif
I take a thickish piece of fondant, in the colour a want and then stretch it out with my fingers until it is the shape of a wig (long / short hair) If it is long hair, I cut the ends hap-hazardly and roll them between my fingers and then scratch it with my scalpel so that it looks like haair lying in a spesifice direction.... icon_confused.gif Hope you understand...here's some examples.
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CakeWhizz Posted 25 Sep 2008 , 12:34pm
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Aine2 (aka Lorraine her website is http://www.lorraine-icingonthecake.co.uk/) has a great tutorial on youtube and on this site for making hair.

aine2 Posted 26 Sep 2008 , 12:19pm
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alvarezmom Posted 26 Sep 2008 , 1:14pm
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Thanks for the site! Man, the little lady she did was AWESOME!

cylstrial Posted 18 Feb 2009 , 7:59pm
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Originally Posted by aine2

This might help too. http://www.lorraine-icingonthecake.co.uk/masterclass/face-howto.htm thumbs_up.gif




Thank you so much for making that slideshow!! It's awesome!!

tjrobin31 Posted 18 Feb 2009 , 8:06pm
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okay this may sound unusual, but i use my step daughters old playdoh
barber shop thingy majig to make hair, then form it from there however i need it to be,
yes, it has been cleaned and sterilized, but it works for me...

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