Gumpaste Animal Figures

Decorating By Nandy1212 Updated 22 Jul 2010 , 8:30pm by mightydragon663

Nandy1212 Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 6:22pm
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I've never made a gumpaste/fondant figure and I need to make a cow (standing) for a farm themed cake. Does anyone know where I can get a tutorial or instructions on how to make it. Any ideas on coloring fondant black? I will appreciate your help.

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TexasSugar Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 8:18pm
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Have you googled? I would google fondant or gumpaste cow as well as clay directions.

As far as the getting fondant black, if you are doing a small amount it shouldn't be a problem, just mix in some color gel to the fondant. If it gets really sticky you might need to add in a little powder sugar. Or you can just paint the spots on.

mightydragon663 Posted 22 Jul 2010 , 8:30pm
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I use the books for polymer clay as a guide to make animals. As for making black fondant, I just buy it already colored. I am just to lazy to make it. icon_smile.gif

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