Help With Modeling

Decorating By missklynn Updated 5 Jun 2011 , 7:32pm by mychurch

missklynn Posted 5 Jun 2011 , 6:50pm
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I am extremely new to modeling items and am wondering if anyone has tips for making things look realistic?? How can I make plastic look like plastic or metal items look like metal? I am making a beauty school grad cake and will be making a hair dryer, straightener, shears, and rollers. Any tips would be greatly appreciated!


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mommynana Posted 5 Jun 2011 , 7:16pm
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I made rollers, and blow dryers, out of gumpaste, Dont know how real you want tem to look but this is what i made

kakeladi Posted 5 Jun 2011 , 7:24pm
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For a 'real metal' look one must use silver highliter petal dust mixed w/alcohol and painted on a light gray fondant or gp item.

mychurch Posted 5 Jun 2011 , 7:32pm
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you can get a plastic look by varnishing or spraying with edible clear spray

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