Maroon Gumpaste

Decorating By wilsonar Updated 29 Jul 2010 , 12:51pm by wilsonar

wilsonar Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 11:42am
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Hi! I'm having a REALLY hard time getting gumpaste to be a deep maroon color. I've added a ton of red and burgundy, and right now it's just a light red/purple color... I let it sit overnight which I thought might do the trick, but it's still really light. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance!

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dsilvest Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 12:15pm
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Use powdered colours.
Dust with a maroon dusting powder.
Airbrush.

wilsonar Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 12:51pm
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Are there any tricks for doing it with gel colors? I don't have an airbrush or powdered colors...

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