Meltalic Ink?

Decorating By amusingtreats Updated 21 Sep 2011 , 7:37pm by shanter

amusingtreats Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 4:54pm
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is there such a thing as metalic edible ink? I have a logo with gold on it but it doesn't look gold when I print - and ideas? THanks!

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shanter Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 5:26pm
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Someone suggested to me (but I haven't tried it yet): luster dust mixed with piping gel.

imagenthatnj Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 5:39pm
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I think you might want to try to explain (if I understand correctly form your sentence) that you want to use this "metallic edible ink" on the printer?

Otherwise, people might come up with suggestions like shanter's, which is what people use. I'm not sure you can put that in your printer.

KoryAK Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 5:50pm
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I think you'll have to add the metallic gold AFTER the image is printed

icingimages Posted 21 Sep 2011 , 7:07pm
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There is no metalic ink, but adding luster after it prints will give it a nice metalic look.

shanter Posted 21 Sep 2011 , 7:37pm
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Originally Posted by imagenthatnj

I think you might want to try to explain (if I understand correctly form your sentence) that you want to use this "metallic edible ink" on the printer?

Otherwise, people might come up with suggestions like shanter's, which is what people use. I'm not sure you can put that in your printer.




Yes, I should have said to paint it on after printing.

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