Air Brushing Do I Use Alcohol Or Water

Decorating By suziecupcake Updated 11 Mar 2011 , 6:37pm by suziecupcake

suziecupcake Posted 11 Mar 2011 , 2:28pm
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i have tried to air brush my cake but is not turning out can someone help please,my fondant is way to wet and spotty do i use alcohol or watern??? icon_cry.gif

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zacl01 Posted 11 Mar 2011 , 2:45pm
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Are you mixing your colors? If so use alcohol. If you are using premade colors specifically for airbrushes then there is no need to add either. Start with spraying thin even coats of color and allow drying time before adding another layer.

suziecupcake Posted 11 Mar 2011 , 2:49pm
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thank you zacl01 yes i am mixing the colors myself but used water and not not turn out so thank you for advice i need to go and buy alcohol xx

zacl01 Posted 11 Mar 2011 , 2:52pm
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You are welcome. Glad to help. Everclear or vodka work well. Good luck!

ibmoser Posted 11 Mar 2011 , 6:03pm
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You also might try turning down the pressure until you learn a little more control.

suziecupcake Posted 11 Mar 2011 , 6:37pm
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hi ibmoser i was thinking it might be something to do with that i will experiment thanks !!!

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