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How To Get Started: Airbrushing Sugar Cookies

How To Get Started: Airbrushing Sugar Cookies

Are you considering buying an airbrush machine to level up your cookie decorating game, but can't figure out what supplies you need to get started? We can help! We've put together this guide with all the products you'll need in one place.

Find the entire Cookie Countess Airbrush System Collection by clicking here. 

1. Airbrush Machine

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Both of our excellent airbrush systems (Royale Max & Royale) will work for cookies, cakes, macarons and other desserts.

You can use the same quality Cookie Countess 0.4 and 0.5mm guns (with or without the Quick-Connect adaptor), and the same airbrush colors with both systems.


    Find the entire Cookie Countess Airbrush System Collection by clicking here. 

     2. Airbrush Colors: The Essential Set

    The Essential Set is a great place to start when it comes to airbrush colors. The set consists of 12 beautiful, mixable colors that will set you up to make endless color combinations! Highly pigmented, these vibrant colors will make your sweet treats pop! These water-based colors are suitable for use on royal icing, fondant, gum paste and buttercream. Available in full size bottles (2oz) and mini bottles (0.75 oz).

    Colors included: 

    • Sunshine Yellow
    • Outrageously Orange
    • Royal Red Velvet
    • Countess Pink
    • Preppy Pink
    • Positively Purple
    • True Blue
    • No Nonsense Navy
    • Totally Brown
    • Gourmet Green
    • Tuxedo Black
    • Whipped White

    Cookie Countess Edible Airbrush 2oz - Essential Set

    Cookie Countess Edible Airbrush 0.75oz - Essential Minis

    Find all Cookie Countess Airbrush Colors here.

    3. Airbrush Gun Cleaning Kit

    Cleaning your airbrush is a necessity to keep it running smoothly and to extend the life of your machine. Our cleaning kit comes with everything you'll need to keep your machine in great shape! 

    Set of 5 micro brushes: A detachable key ring set of 5 brushes made from steel wire with nylon bristles. Durable, Non-Rusting.

    Set of 5 cleaning pipes: Twisted steel wire pipes for cleaning the interior of the gun and dislodging clogs.

    1 super fine nozzle needle pick: Clear your airbrush nozzle of debris with this super fine needle. Works with both .4mm and .5mm guns.

    Instruction booklet and carrying case: 2 page instruction booklet and diagram, plastic zipper storage base.

    Find the Airbrush Gun Cleaning Kit here. 

    4. Magic Stencil Screen™ Airbrushing Tool 

    Abracadabra! Get crisp, clean airbrushing lines and reduce under-spray with the Magic Screen. You can wash it, reuse it, and sleep soundly knowing that it’s food contact safe. Like a silk screen, but better!

    • Made of food safe stainless steel, no plastic parts.
    • Use it on its own, or with the Stencil Genie (sold separately here).
    • 8 1/2 inches diameter fits most stencils.
    • Designed by The Cookie Countess.

    Find The Magic Stencil Screen™ Airbrushing Tool here.

    5. Stencils

    You can't go wrong with picking out stencils - you'll want to try them all! Picking out a few basic patterns to experiment with is a great place to start. Some of our bestsellers are Buffalo Plaid, New Wood Grain, Narrow Stripe, Small Dots, and Chevron

    The Cookie Countess stencils are made in the USA out of 5 mil, food safe plastic. They are washable and reusable. To clean simply run under warm water and pat dry between paper towels or clean dishcloths. All stencils are 5.5" x 5.5" - the perfect size for small projects like cookies but can be used with great success on cakes or crafting projects too!

    Shop all of our stencils by clicking here.

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