Ocean Beach

Decorating By sher1848 Updated 11 Aug 2010 , 1:57am by tokazodo

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sher1848 Posted 11 Aug 2010 , 1:23am
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Any suggestions on how to simulate the ocean water with waves breaking onto a beach?

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NatD Posted 11 Aug 2010 , 1:26am
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i've seen it done using buttercream and then the buttercream was airbrushed a few different colors to give it the look of water....

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cutthecake Posted 11 Aug 2010 , 1:37am
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Piping gel tinted blue for the water, swirled onto the beach made of crushed vanilla wafers mixed with gold or yellow sanding sugar.

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tokazodo Posted 11 Aug 2010 , 1:57am
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This is a cake I have done several times before, and I have an order for 2 quarter sheet cakes for tomorrow.

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I use butter cream icing to make the waves. I make blue cursive 'c's across where I want the water, then I come back with white, and just add a small coma stroke of white to the tops of the waves to add white caps. To add splashes, I just a tip number 3 (dot tip) and make coma shapes to represent splashes where fish jump etc...

I hope this helps!
Donna T.
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