Forest Green?

Decorating By Chloehill32289 Updated 20 Jun 2012 , 10:17pm by kakeladi

Chloehill32289 Posted 20 Jun 2012 , 11:55am
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Hi I'm having trouble making a dark forest green? Any ideas? It's for fondant icing and I live in the uk so ideally no brand names as I probably won't be able to get them here!!! I would like it to be as realistic a colour as possible.
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cakegrandma Posted 20 Jun 2012 , 9:58pm
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Try mixing yellow and blue together to get a green and then darken it up with a touch of red and add more blue, a little at a time and you should have a nice green. Good luck!

kakeladi Posted 20 Jun 2012 , 10:17pm
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To me, forrest green has more of a yellow cast to it so go a bit heavy that way.
What green color do you have on hand? Maybe you just need to use more of it w/a touch of yellow.

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