First Time Airbrushing.....

Decorating By Pama2d Updated 24 Mar 2009 , 4:11pm by Pama2d

Pama2d Posted 23 Mar 2009 , 9:06pm
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Hi Everyone...

I need some airbrush help!!! I just got my kit today... it came with 12 - .7 oz bottles of color. Do these little bottles cover much? I've never used an airbrush before so I don't know if the coloring goes a long way or if it's something that I need to make sure I have plenty on hand of if I'm going to do it? I hope that makes sense. Thanks!

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Kiddiekakes Posted 23 Mar 2009 , 9:09pm
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It all depends on how much you will be using the airbrush.I use mine for nearly every cake so I can tell you that those bottles wouldn't be enough for me.I buy the 4.5 oz ones.I go through some colors more than others like Soft pink and black.Make sure you try it out first to get the hang of it!!

searge Posted 23 Mar 2009 , 10:16pm
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this is something I plan to try soon, where did you get your kit? I' like to try airbrushing using stencils have you done this and how did it work out for you? thanks

2txmedics Posted 23 Mar 2009 , 11:20pm
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I used for the first time...after owning it 1yr and being scared...lol...I did my turtle cakes you see in my files...I had the tiny bottles of americolor...and it only took like 6 drops for the large cake, and 1 for the the little...hope this helps.

jlsheik Posted 23 Mar 2009 , 11:36pm
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I got mine from Santa! I love, love, love it!!! I can tell you I bought the small bottle of the pearl sheen and it did not last a week!! I use it nearly every cake...for something!!
Just jump in and start playing!! Wear a mask... or you will have multicolored snot !! lol My family let me go to Walmart with blue under my nose!

2txmedics Posted 24 Mar 2009 , 1:17am
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lol, blue under your nose!!!! *lmao*...its ok...I didnt think and I got it on my fingers...for days it looked like I had dirt under my nails...and people were talking to me about ordering there cakes!!!!

I tried and tried to get it out, couldnt...I kept saying its EDIBLE COLOR...from airbrushing...you know...A.I.R.B.R.U.S.H.I.N.G??? QUESTION...how do you get a gilttery sparkle shine on a tiara??? I mean alot of sparkle??? I bought luster dust and did the lemon extract and brushing it on...nothing.

lupydeb Posted 24 Mar 2009 , 3:01am
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I just ordered me a airbrush sprayer. I am so excited I cant wait to run that UPS man down when I see him coming. icon_lol.gif

Pama2d Posted 24 Mar 2009 , 4:11pm
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Thanks everyone for the help!! I am making a firefighter hat cake for this weekend... and since I've never used it I wasn't sure if the little bottle of black would be enough to cover it. They had a good special on their Super Deluxe Professional Kit... $144.00 - It included everything to get started, plus (12) bottles of color. I ordered it on Friday and got it yesterday!! Plus.. they have a 1 yr warranty on the compressor. I'll have to give it a try tonight!! Thanks again.

edited.... It blocked the company where I purchased it from again... It's not "that" company... if anyone is interested in it... shoot me a pm and I will get you the info.

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