maimai16 Posted 26 Jan 2013 , 6:47pm
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hi evryone

i am wondering does anyone know how to make realistic mirror? Ive been dying to see one but unfortunately cant find a tutorial via google. hope someone could share how to achieve a close to real mirror.

 

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BakingIrene Posted 26 Jan 2013 , 7:37pm
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Some people just buy small mirrors. You can have them cut to special shapes if you go to a shop selling supplies for stained glass windows, or a shop that does window repairs. 

 

To make a mirror from sugar, you have to have one perfectly flat side to your sugar. VERY difficult--then you can spray the back with silver edible paint.

 

Or else you use a clean piece of aluminum foil, rolled VERY flat on a hard surface, and pour the sugar onto that without any oil or other film on the foil. Keep the foil on the back of the sugar--a mirror needs both layers. Then you will get some reflective appearance.

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