Painting Fondant Details

Decorating By laceycakes Updated 5 Sep 2009 , 1:00am by laceycakes

laceycakes Posted 4 Sep 2009 , 3:09am
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I've seen on different cakes programs on TV where the decorators hand paint the details on fondant cakes. What kind of paint is used for hand painting? Is it the same as the paint that would be used in an airbrush?

Please let me know your thoughts and suggestions!! icon_biggrin.gif

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DancingCakes2008 Posted 4 Sep 2009 , 3:30am
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yes, i used airbrush coloring and vodka to paint on my cakes, they work great. have fun

rharris524 Posted 4 Sep 2009 , 4:41am
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I mix gel food color with vodka and I've had success like that

icer101 Posted 4 Sep 2009 , 4:59am
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you can mix gel colors with vodka or everclear.. also you can mix powder colors with vodka or everclear or pure lemon ext.... you can airbrush your fondant cakes with airbrush colors.. and even fondant and g/p peices.. paste colors mixed with alcohol also.. hth

xstitcher Posted 4 Sep 2009 , 7:51am
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what she ^^^^ she said. You can use the airbrush colours directly (not necessary to dilute it first) and you can mix vodka/everclear/extracts with petal/luster dusts as well.

laceycakes Posted 5 Sep 2009 , 1:00am
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Thank you for all of the helpful tips. It is definitely appreciated!!!!!

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