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Yes you can. All paints are made with the same ingredients, therefore they are the same consistency which allows you to make your own colours.

Original Edible Art Decorative Paints by Sweet Sticks can be used on the following:

– Fondant
– Ganache
– Chocolate
– Candy Melts
– Modelling Chocolate
– Set Buttercream
– Royal Icing
– Sugar Cookies
– Marshmallows
– Gold Leaf
– Deco Magic
– Fruit

Metallic Edible Art Decorative Paints by Sweet Sticks can be used on the following:
– Fondant
– Buttercream cakes (chilled)
– Sugar cookies
– Marshmallows
– Confectionary
– Ganache
– Modelling chocolate
– Macarons
– Fruit ie: Berries
– Some chocolate (not designed for chocolate although can be applied on some)
– Royal Icing (not designed for royal icing however can be used on but won’t set)

Yes you most certainly can! To achieve a water colour look for your creations simply add a high grade alcohol 95% or higher to your paint palette along with a few drops of your desired colour. Alcohol must be high grade (vodka won’t work) For example: Rose Spirit (Australia) Ever Clear (America)

Yes you can paint on milk or dark chocolate with our Original Edible Art Decorative Paints. To achieve a true colour, first create a base coat using our White Edible Art Decorative Paint – dry – follow through with your choice of true colour afterwards.

Our metallic range isn’t designed for chocolate although on small applications you can use the same technique as above and it will have the same effect.

Our original colour range of Edible Art Decorative Paints have a drying time of between 15-60 minutes. Humidity can play a big role in drying time so for best results make sure your work space is low humidity or you can run the risk of it not setting at all if too humid.

If you need a quick dry time for your original paints simply add a few drops of high grade alcohol to your paint palette along with your paint.

Our metallic range has a drying time of up to 60 minutes depending on surface and work space.

We don’t recommend you do. This paint is designed to paint on top of you finished piece. If you are after a chocolate colour, look for an oil based food colouring.

Yes, one of our ingredients for our original range is alcohol. 20% alcohol.

Our metallic range has a small amount of alcohol from the confectionary glaze.

Shelf life is 12 months from manufacture date.

We are not Kosher certified.

Our whole range of paints are:

Gluten free
Dairy free
Nut free

Yes we do. Please view our list of stockists here

We’d love to hear from you and work with you. Please fill out the wholesale application form here so we can get you stocked up.

For best results hot soapy water straight after you are finished using your brush and then dry off with a paper towel. Please note to keep your brushes in their best condition don’t leave them in the cup of water as they will bend and damage.

Our paints are not designed for an airbrush machine although we have been advised it can.

No – they are cake decorating paint meaning they are to be applied on to your medium once set.

If the paint is painted on and properly air dried, leaving the paint rub free than there not be an after taste. If the product is still wet and in paint form, yes there will be an unpleasant taste as the liquid has not been dried and evaporated.