Gumpaste Issues!! Help!!!

Decorating By RoyalCreamery Updated 10 Apr 2013 , 1:53am by RoyalCreamery

RoyalCreamery Posted 9 Apr 2013 , 11:23pm
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ASo.. I mixed up some gumpaste mix yesterday (CK) I let it sit for 24 hours... And now I'm ready to try to make some mini-small bows. I started off with just the gumpaste then decided to do the 50/50 with fondant (satin ice) I'm having an issue with the paste sticking to my hands. And everything to else. I had my shaker filled with PS on hand, and tried sprinkling my work area with a small amount. But quickly it looked like my 50/50 paste developed elephant skin. Should I have used shortening on my mat?? This looks much easier on YouTube videos!! :( anyone have some gumpaste pointers???

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RoyalCreamery Posted 9 Apr 2013 , 11:24pm
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AAlso when I'm using my exacto knife to cut my pieces it's not making clean cuts...

RoyalCreamery Posted 10 Apr 2013 , 1:53am
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My first bow!! Not horrible, but boy do I need practice! I tried using a textured roller, those aren't jut random lines. And I also tried dusting in a raspberry luster dust.. Smh!! Any pointers will be greatly appreciated...

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