Silver Liquid For Painting?

Decorating By kitty7436 Updated 23 Aug 2010 , 1:58pm by kitty7436

kitty7436 Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 4:34pm
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how do I make the silver liquid to use a paintbrush to paint onto fondant? I've heard of mixing some vanilla with powder..but not sure which powder to use... pearl dust? luster dust? sparkle dust? non of the above? hehe

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Karen421 Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 4:44pm
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I know there are some dusts that you mix with liquid (vodka, water, vanilla) but I use Silver Glaze a food-grade edible glaze. by bakery crafts.

Texas_Rose Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 4:54pm
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I use silver Amerimist airbrush color. Just brush it on with a paintbrush.

You can also use the different dusts. Some are more metallic than others. The wilton ones are more glittery than metallic.

poohsmomma Posted 20 Aug 2010 , 7:46pm
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Get a good quality silver luster dust, like Global Sugar Arts Nu Silver, and mix with a little vodka or other alcohol based liquid. I dip my brush in the vodka, dip it in the dust, and then mix it together. Add more liquid or dust to get the consistency you need.

I tried it with Wilton dusts before I knew about the GSA dusts. It did not work at all!

Good luck.

kitty7436 Posted 23 Aug 2010 , 1:58pm
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Thanks Everyone!!! icon_lol.gif

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