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Gum Paste Hands and Arms Zoom

Gum Paste Hands and Arms


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Step 1

Prepare 3 cans of gum paste; divide into 4ths. Using copper and brown colors, tint each portion in a different skin tone. Roll out 3/8 in. thick. Using pattern and knife, cut 14 pairs of hands/arms; reverse pattern for opposite hand. Trim a few sets of arms to 8 or 9 in. For fingernails, tint 1 oz. fondant each in violet, rose, red and coral (combine orange and rose for coral).

Step 2
Step 2

Roll out 1/16 in. thick. Using scissors, slightly pinch small opening of tip 2A to form fingernail shape; cut out fingernails. Attach to fingers with damp brush; for thumbnails, cut fingernail in half and attach.

Step 3
Step 3

For sleeves, tint 6 oz. fondant each in violet, kelly green and rose; roll out 1/8 in. thick. Using arm pattern, cut strips in various lengths for sleeves; attach to arms with damp brush.

Step 4
Step 4

For bracelets, tint 1 oz. fondant lemon yellow; reserve some white. Roll out yellow 1/8 in. thick and cut 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. strip; curve to form bracelet shape and attach with damp brush. For white bracelets, roll 1/4 in. or 3/8 in. balls and attach. Let all pieces dry on cornstarch-dusted surface.

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Copper Icing Color (light skin tone)

Copper Icing Color (light skin tone)

Brown Icing Color

Brown Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

Violet Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Rose Icing Color

Christmas Red Icing Color

Christmas Red Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Orange Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Kelly Green Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

Lemon Yellow Icing Color

cornstarch

cornstarch

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