Airbrushing Fondant & Gumpaste- Does It Wipe Off?

Decorating By elvis Updated 31 Oct 2008 , 5:34am by elvis

elvis Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 5:13pm
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I'm thinking about getting an airbrush machine--but I would want it for the purpose of spraying color onto white gum paste and fondant decorations. I sometimes sell my decorations and so I am curious how airbrush does with gum paste.

My main question is, once dry, can you pick up an airbrushed gum paste decoration without worry that the color will smudge or wipe off, leave prints, etc.

I would think that contact with any dampness may also smear color or cause bleeding. Anyone have experience with this? Thanks for any info!

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sugarshack Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 11:18pm
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it dires and u can touch it with no problem

costumeczar Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 11:39pm
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I've had it come off occasionally, but it usually does dry and stay put. If you put A LOT of color onto something it might rub off on your fingers when you handle it, but usually it isn't an issue.

leah_s Posted 29 Oct 2008 , 11:53pm
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I have handed flowers within minutes of airbrushing them with no smudging.

elvis Posted 31 Oct 2008 , 5:34am
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Thank you! That really helps me.

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