Platinum Dust Or Spray To Get True Metal Look

Decorating By Rachie204 Updated 20 Sep 2011 , 2:55am by Rachie204

Rachie204 Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 5:18pm
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I am going to be making a cake that will be Thor's Hammer. I am not sure if we will be doing it gold/bronze or silver yet but know that I am going to need to order something to achieve the metallic look I am going for. Has anyone ever used Platinum dust the gold or silver sold on Global Sugar Art? Also I say some metallic sprays on there as well....can anyone recommended a good product to achieve a nice metal look.

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CatzCreationz Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 5:59pm
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buy/use highlighter, mixed with a bit of vodka, the colour is rich and work much better than luster dust.
if you have an airbrush use the americolor metallic sheens, they work wonders! icon_smile.gif

BlakesCakes Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 6:29pm
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If it's going to be eaten, then highlighter dust is OUT. It's for non-edibles/decoration only.

I love the Platinum dusts by sugarpaste.com because they're edible. No, they're not as metallic as the highlighter, but no worries about consumption.

I also appreciate the ease of application with the edible PME & ChefMaster metallic sprays and I'm happy with the results--as are my clients.

This was done with the ChefMaster silver spray and the guests at the party thought it was a real kitchen pot....

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Rae

Rachie204 Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 11:10pm
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blakescakes...I have never used the spray...would you color the fondant gray first then spray it? Or is this something that eliminates the need to color the fondant? Also have you tried a gold color spray? Thank so much for the advice

dukeswalker Posted 19 Sep 2011 , 11:37pm
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I've used Duff's silver on the guitar cake I did in my photos )on all the screws/dials/etc...they came out super realistic.

TinkerCakes Posted 20 Sep 2011 , 12:03am
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I made the "YOU ROCK DAD" cake with gray fondant and modeling chocolate then used the wilton silver pearl dust. (the hand was modeling choc and letters/chain were fondant.)

I've heard that the silver spray Duff makes works well, but a can doesn't last very long...that can get expensive if you need alot.

Best of luck!

Rachie204 Posted 20 Sep 2011 , 1:20am
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thanks so much...i will pick up the can of Duff spray for a trial run and probably order some spray from global sugar art as well. Thanks everyone

BlakesCakes Posted 20 Sep 2011 , 2:14am
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Originally Posted by Rachie204

blakescakes...I have never used the spray...would you color the fondant gray first then spray it? Or is this something that eliminates the need to color the fondant? Also have you tried a gold color spray? Thank so much for the advice




I do color the fondant. The fondant for the pot was a pale grey. I've used the gold on very small items and colored my fondant with Americolor gold gel for those.

Rae

Rachie204 Posted 20 Sep 2011 , 2:55am
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thanks blakes cakes....I figured i would need to color it, but a girl can dream right? LOL I think I am getting lazy.

Rachie204 Posted 20 Sep 2011 , 2:55am
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thanks blakes cakes....I figured i would need to color it, but a girl can dream right? LOL I think I am getting lazy.

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