Please Help Me Make A Dark Blue Orchid

Decorating By ss4him Updated 2 Mar 2009 , 9:17pm by brincess_b

ss4him Posted 2 Mar 2009 , 8:27pm
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Hi everyone,

I have a book that details how to make a white one, but I need a dark blue one for a wedding cake. The pics I found online of this flower show lt blue in center, dk blue on outer portion of the petal. Do I color the gumpaste lt blue, then chalk the dk blue? Or vice versa? Or just start white and chalk everything?

TIA

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brincess_b Posted 2 Mar 2009 , 9:17pm
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id be inclined to start with a very pale blue gumpaste, and then dust it darker.
xx

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