clay rose tutorial, the same technique works for fondant and gum paste.
how to gum paste flower
The trick to shading realist flowers is multiple layers of color. Do not leave any area uncolored. If you need a white area, color with clear or silver or white color powder. Many layers of color powder makes for more realist flowers.
Tutorial on how to make a fondant daisy without cutter
Welcome to Lyns Sugar Arts. Are you looking for a very life-like sugar flower? This velvety,
Gumpaste Cake Decorations Light Blue Gum Paste by SweetEdibles