How Can I Paint....

Decorating By CanadianCakin Updated 9 May 2009 , 3:05am by tygre

CanadianCakin Posted 9 May 2009 , 2:33am
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Can I hand paint with the gel colours? Will it dry?

TIA,
Ashley

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idjitmom Posted 9 May 2009 , 2:52am
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It will, but it takes a looooong time to dry. Of course a thinner coat helps, as does thining the color w/ vodka (this makes it easier/less clumpy to paint too). Even so, I've had things under a fan overnight that are still not dried - or at least tacky - the next day. Airbursh colors work better to paint with - and they dry faster.

mandyloo Posted 9 May 2009 , 3:01am
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I have used gel colors thinned w/vodka to paint small projects, but nothing on a large scale, and it turned out alright and dried in a few hours. Good luck!

tygre Posted 9 May 2009 , 3:05am
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check out this thread for similar content

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopicp-6356079-.html#6356079

if you need specifics, feel free to pm me if you want, there are a number of "painted" cakes in my gallery

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