I have never used gumpaste. Is it hard to work with and how do I use it. Do I have to mix it with anything or just go with it?
I love working with gumpaste. You have to work fairly quickly with it though as it dries very fast. You may want to mix it 50/50 with either fondant or candy clay till you get up to speed with working with it. Even mixed 50/50 with fondant you can roll it out thin enough to give flowers a realistic look. If you work with it straight you need to cut out only a few pieces at a time and keep all parts of it covered with plastic so that it won't dry out. I buy those flexible cutting mats and sandwich my cut out pieces between them. HTH and good luck.