Mixing Colors

Decorating By dgfrock Updated 26 May 2013 , 6:37pm by bct806

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dgfrock Posted 25 May 2013 , 9:42pm
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what color/colors should I use to achieve the color of a chalk board?

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bct806 Posted 25 May 2013 , 11:33pm
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Kelly green would probably work

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smittyditty Posted 26 May 2013 , 2:06pm
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AI would start by adding a little white to your black it will either be a purple based black or green based. If its the latter your work is done. If its purple try adding a drop of green to it.

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smittyditty Posted 26 May 2013 , 4:24pm
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AUsually this is the color my buttercream comes out because theres not enough black food color. So I believe the Wilton cake color is the green based and my gel brand is the purple base.

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bct806 Posted 26 May 2013 , 6:37pm
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I guess it depends on whether you want it black or green. The chalkboard in my classroom was green, as were most of the others in my school. You could search through the chalkboard cakes on here and ask them how they got the color of theirs. 

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