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Offline NJgingerbreader

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Air brushing
« on: November 20, 2014, 08:15:18 am »
I'm wondering if anyone can recommend a way or material to provide a more finished look to air brushing.  Is there any sort of 'top coat'. 

Also, is there anyway to set the paint.  On the gingerbread, its not so much of a problem, but when we airbrush fondant, any little drop of water makes the paint run.

Any thoughts or suggestions are greatly appreciated!

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Offline adamwerner

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Re: Air brushing
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2014, 02:45:18 pm »
Have you tried using the 'edible varnish' formula here on the website (in the Recipes section)? I often use this to give a finished, shiny look to gum paste and fondant.  It can be a little tricky to get an even coat but the key is use it while it is really warm and therefore still very liquid. If you are looking for more of a 'flat or 'Matt' type finish consider using edible Petal Dust, which is readily available online; just be sure to use Petal Dust that doesn't contain glitter (unless of course that is the effect you are trying to achieve). 

Hope this helps.
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Offline NJgingerbreader

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Re: Air brushing
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2014, 04:50:47 pm »
Thank you, Adam.  I didn't see that recipe so that's very helpful. I'll give it a try.

 

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