Gold, Silver On Fondant

Decorating By genevieve-rose Updated 18 Mar 2011 , 3:15pm by cakedout

genevieve-rose Posted 17 Mar 2011 , 12:13pm
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I am an expert. I wonder what would have to use for making gold, silver and pearl coulor based on?


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Kitagrl Posted 17 Mar 2011 , 12:41pm
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You just make the fondant a light grey and then paint it with silver luster (or highlighter) dust....or make the fondant a light gold/yellow color and then paint with gold luster (or highlighter) dust...and pearl you can use pearl dust or pearl airbrush color on white or any color fondant.

cakeninja82 Posted 18 Mar 2011 , 4:54am
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I use airbrush colors for gold,silver and pearl.
They are easy and I don't have to mess with mixing the powder or dust with anything, that and those little jars are impossible to open.

Sometimes it takes a few coats to get a solid color but it works fine as long as you let it dry between applications.

cakedout Posted 18 Mar 2011 , 3:15pm
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To get a really nice shade of gold/silver/pearl, some paint the area first, then when it's dry, brush over it with dry dust.

Do you know what we mean when we say 'paint' ? Mix the dry petal dusts with a bit of vodka or lemon extract until it is of paint consistency.

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