How to Make Sugar Leaf. This is a tutorial on how to make life-like gumpaste leaf, for those of you like me who hate the boring business of foliage and never seem to find time to get into a knitty-gritty of making botanical looking non-autumny in it's colours leaf! Thanks for watching!
Related vid: making sugar / polymer FERN branch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOwjBX-76y0
MATERIALS and EQUIPMENT...
Gumpaste , Veg. margarine (for moisturising paste)
Paste colour: mix of Holly Green and Spruce Green by Sugarflair
Groove board/ blue mat
Green board / Petal Base / Corn Flour duster
Wire no 28 or 30 / Sugar Glue / flower tape
Dresden tool, Wheel cutter tool, Spatula/s, Rolling pin
Large leaf veiner
Selection of green edible dusts of your liking , but you'll need to have lighter and darker shade of green and very light yellow dust!
Mix of pure spirit and glaze ( vodka may not work I use Dipping solution by Culpitt) I tend to dilute my glaze 1 glaze/3 spirits or 1/4spirits and layer it not to over do it and for even coverage
Brush for glazing
I hope I'd not missed anything, let me know if I did and...
Have fun creating your own stuff! Thanks for watching!
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