Creating An Air-Brushed Look Without The Kit??? Can It Be Done?

Decorating By Danilou Updated 23 May 2013 , 4:52am by scrumdiddlycakes

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Danilou Posted 23 May 2013 , 4:18am
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Hi..I'm quite excited to be making this cake for my son for his 4th birthday.


I don't have an air-brush and was wondering if I could get away with colouring the fondant a light green then misting parts of the dinosaur with a darker green using a small disposable spray bottle filled with water (or vodka) and food colour. I thought it I did it from a distance it wouldn't look too patchy and more blended in. What do you think or do you have other ideas. It's a fantastic tutorial and I can't wait to make it!!!!

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wildflowercakes Posted 23 May 2013 , 4:39am
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Instead of using a spray bottle I think I would use a darker green color mixed with vodka and paint it on with an artist paint brush. It might be easier to get it where you want it and be less chance of running and streaking that way.

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scrumdiddlycakes Posted 23 May 2013 , 4:52am
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I'd buy some cans of americolor spray mist, you can't control the pressure like you can on an airbrush gun, but it's going to be way better than a spray bottle.

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