How Much Airbrush Coverage Do You Get From .7 Oz And 4.5 Oz

Decorating By katherinem Updated 16 Jun 2009 , 4:48pm by ibmoser

katherinem Posted 12 Jun 2009 , 4:38am
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Trying to decide for my first airbrush what sizes to get for the regular colors and the sheens. How much coverage does a .7 oz bottle, 4.5 oz bottle and 9 oz bottle cover on a cake.

Thank you!

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Kiddiekakes Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 12:24am
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The .7 oz bottles are very little ..they are designed to be like a trial size.I use the 4.5 and 9 oz bottles and they last me quite awile.I use my airbrush every week.The 9 oz are quite big for commercial use.If you are going to get a sheen I would suggest the Pearl and silver..I use the pearl all the time on nearly every cake!Silver and Gold are good to have to do the accents on specialty cakes.

ibmoser Posted 16 Jun 2009 , 4:48pm
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I agree with Kiddiekakes - go with a larger size. I am a newbie, so I have more waste and overspray than an experienced airbrusher. The sheens are wonderful, but it took me over half a little bottle to spray a silver sheen over a fish. I was just silvering up the colors below, too, not trying to make it totally silver. Admittedly, my garage floor still sports silver shimmers icon_redface.gif, but.....

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