How Do I Achieve "bronze" Color For Gumpaste?

Decorating By cakewhiz Updated 4 May 2013 , 1:09am by cake0610

cakewhiz Posted 27 Aug 2009 , 5:57am
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Can anyone tell me what colors I would use to achieve a "bronze" color for my gumpaste? My bride wants bronze colored hummingbirds on her wedding cake. Thank you so very much for you help.

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lynda-bob Posted 27 Aug 2009 , 6:03am
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Just a guess here; brown and red?

Elise87 Posted 27 Aug 2009 , 6:36am
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To get a sort of metallic bronze colour try mixing gold lustre dust with a little bit of brown paste colouring (could also add a tiny tiny bit of black also to darken it) , dilute with a bit of vodka and then paint that on and it should give you give you a nice bronze sheen if you are going for that look.

i have only done this in a tiny amount so just try it on a piece of fondant first to make sure it's the colour you want, just try not to dilute it down too much or the colour won't be as strong

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cake0610 Posted 3 May 2013 , 2:50am
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AA bride ask me for a wedding cake in fondant in bronze color , each tier 8" high. How do I get the color ? Please, any ideas.

icer101 Posted 3 May 2013 , 3:17am
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For the bronze fondant covered cake, they have shimmering bronze in airbrush colors.

icer101 Posted 3 May 2013 , 3:21am
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cake0610 Posted 4 May 2013 , 1:09am
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AAny tutorial in covering an 8" height tier with fondant? My cakes are mostly 4" height , I'm a little apprehensive in doing that. Any advise?

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