I've been searching for tutorials on how to make fruit out of gumpaste or fondant and I can't seem to find any. Does anyone know where I can find some instructions. Specifically I'm looking for grapes, pears and apples. I'd also like to know how to sugar them. Thanks!
Well, honestly you just freehand the fruit. Best results come from airbrushing it for color nuances. There are some molds that I've seen, though. As for sugaring, I assume you mean real fruit this time, just paint with egg white, or actually, water works and use a crystal sugar. Granulated will even work in a pinch, but the water doesn't work so well with granulated.
....."How do I make fruit"......
Uuuuummmm you plant a seed and wait for the tree to grow up big enough for it to product fruit??
Sorry...I just could not help myself. Hope you get some good help.
I'm w/leahs....just get a good pic & follow it.
i think for those specific fruits, it comes down to how you use your hands to make a basic ball of paste - a slightly different area and a slightly different pressure will change the shape, so you can get ball (apple), oval (grape) and egg (pear). good luck!
if you just google "how to make marzipan fruit" you'll get a ton of sites w/ instructions......the same can be done if you look up "clay or polymer clay fruit and vegetables" they all pretty much operate the same as fondant ~