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Maynard628 Posted 2 Dec 2009 , 6:58pm
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Hi, I don't know how to search for topics here, but does any one know where I can find about making a for Phantom Of the Opera Mask? Basically, how can I make it look smoother?

I used gumpaste and it's not looking smooth. I keep getting blotches on it, especially when I dust it with pearl dust. I'm forming the gumpaste on top of the mask I purchased and it's drying around the edges before I can finish forming it!

Help!

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DeeDelightful Posted 2 Dec 2009 , 7:05pm
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I don't have an answer, but i hope you find one.

CrazyCatLady Posted 2 Dec 2009 , 10:40pm
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Have you tried forming from the inside of the mask? Your gumpaste would be smoother on the top that way.... no finger imprints or anything.

Texas_Rose Posted 2 Dec 2009 , 10:59pm
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If you mix half gumpaste and half fondant, it will give you a longer working time before it starts drying out.

Maynard628 Posted 3 Dec 2009 , 6:04pm
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Hi, yes I did it from the inside, but the outer edges were drying. I'll try the half in half and I'll let you know what I did.

Thank you all for your suggestions!

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