Having Trouble Getting Khaki/army Green Colored Mmf

Decorating By cakesrock Updated 18 Oct 2009 , 10:08pm by cakesrock

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cakesrock Posted 17 Oct 2009 , 2:58am
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I'm having some challenges achieving army/khaki green colored MMF. I have mixed moss and juniper, then added black, then lightenend, then added brown. It's still a bit off. Should I just lighten from here? Is it even possible? Maybe I"m being too particular - it icing after all... I don't want to start over. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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madgeowens Posted 17 Oct 2009 , 3:13am
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I would let it go over night and see what it does now

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cakesrock Posted 17 Oct 2009 , 3:16am
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I did and it's still not the right shade - too green and a bit too dark.

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Jeannem Posted 18 Oct 2009 , 1:40pm
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I have found that when using black to darken a color, it turns dingy.
Better option is to use brown, or even better add red or orange to your green for the olive palette.

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cakesrock Posted 18 Oct 2009 , 10:08pm
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Thank you so much for that orange/red suggestion. That color palette never even occurred to me and I ended up using copper. Worked like a charm. Thanks! icon_biggrin.gif

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