Issues With Airbrush!

Decorating By Yane Updated 31 Jan 2011 , 11:39pm by Kiddiekakes

Yane Posted 31 Jan 2011 , 6:22pm
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Hi everyone, I have a question. When you are going to airbrush an entire cake how do you do it?

I've airbrushed two cakes already and both of them have lost their shape and the fondant craked.

what did I do wong?

Yane

6 replies
kaat Posted 31 Jan 2011 , 6:43pm
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How thick are you putting it on? Try multiple light layers allowing it to dry in between coats. Not sure if thats what is causing your problems, but worth a try.

Kiddiekakes Posted 31 Jan 2011 , 6:48pm
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I agree...You need to do several light coats and let it dry in between.If you are spraying and spraying the fondant will get damp thus the loss of shape.

Yane Posted 31 Jan 2011 , 7:05pm
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Yes I airbrushed black bakery craft paint and id it all at once. How many coats do you guys do and how long do you wait between coats?

Kiddiekakes Posted 31 Jan 2011 , 7:06pm
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it could take 3-4 coats and I would wait a few hours until the paint looks dry to the touch..Did you use airbrush color? you said craft paint up above.Hmmmm

leily Posted 31 Jan 2011 , 10:31pm
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Originally Posted by Kiddiekakes

Did you use airbrush color? you said craft paint up above.Hmmmm




Baker Cfraft is a brand (actually they supply all sorts of decorating products)

i agree though.... multiple coats for dark colors

Kiddiekakes Posted 31 Jan 2011 , 11:39pm
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Yeah I know bakery craft also makes cake deocrating supplies but she stated craft paint so I am wondering if she is using the right stuff.

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