Can Anyone Help Me With This Technique, Please?

Decorating By Pebbles1727 Updated 20 Mar 2012 , 3:12pm by jgifford

Pebbles1727 Posted 20 Mar 2012 , 2:17pm
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Hi Everyone,
does anyone have any ideas of how to achieve this look? Of course I understand the design is painted, but I'm specifically talking about shadows and "drag marks. Thanks!

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bikemom3 Posted 20 Mar 2012 , 2:55pm
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Dilute some americolor ivory in vodka and use a combination of paper towel and/ or sponge( make up sponges work great) and slowly dab and blend the color on your fondant. The drag marks can be made by dragging a stiff paint brush through a wet area of color. Continue until you are happy with results. Remember it's always easier to make the color darker so start light. If you get a spot a bit too dark, you can lighten it a bit using a bit of vodka on a clean paper towel. Let this dry completely and then start painting on your stripes.
Hope this helps! Good luck

jgifford Posted 20 Mar 2012 , 3:12pm
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To me this looks like the stripes and spots were painted on and then brushed before they were completely dry.

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