dawnybird Posted 26 Oct 2011 , 3:29pm
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I've been dying to do leopard print on fondant, and I know it looks very random, but random can be hard to do. I'd like it to look pretty realistic. Anyone have tips, advice, or know of a tutorial? Thanks a bunch, caker buddies!

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costumeczar Posted 28 Oct 2011 , 11:32pm
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I don't know that there's any advice other than get your paintbrush out and have at it! I'd get a picture of a leopard print off of google images and just use it as a reference, then dab the food coloring on instead of painting it in long strokes, know what I mean? Maybe I'll do a tutorial on it, come to think of it.

bashini Posted 29 Oct 2011 , 8:14pm
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Hi, hope this helps.

http://bsguk.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19319

dawnybird Posted 29 Oct 2011 , 10:34pm
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Thank you both for your input. Bashini, I can't get to the link you posted because I have to have a username and password to that site. Sure wish I could see it! Thanks!

dawnybird Posted 29 Oct 2011 , 10:34pm
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Thank you both for your input. Bashini, I can't get to the link you posted because I have to have a username and password to that site. Sure wish I could see it! Thanks!

bashini Posted 30 Oct 2011 , 10:04am
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I'm so sorry. Didn't realise that. You can register for free, if you want.

mcaulir Posted 30 Oct 2011 , 11:17am
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http://www.mycakeschool.com/blog/leopard-print-cupcakes/

rara1975 Posted 31 Oct 2011 , 12:19pm
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There are so many different versions of it, when I done it, I found a picture of one I like and dabbed on, like the first poster mentioned. Colour is key for me, and then you just have to decide how big or small to make the spots.

costumeczar Posted 7 Nov 2011 , 11:50am
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Tortomanie, is that your website? It's really cool...I'm emailing you about this later.

josefina20 Posted 7 Nov 2011 , 12:04pm

sweet. this is so great. i love cake central

kendra_83 Posted 5 Dec 2012 , 8:56pm

It's probably too late for this particular cake, but here is a link to my tutorial for future reference: http://cakecentral.com/a/paint-leopard-print-cake

 

Hope this helps :)

dawnybird Posted 8 Dec 2012 , 4:21am

Thanks, Kendra! That's great! Too late for that particular cake, but there's always room for improvement!
 

kayedee Posted 22 Feb 2013 , 7:30am

thank u!
 

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