Hi Rhonda I was wondering the same thing but with the Air Brush. I had air brush painting classes at University so I wonder if it will be the same thing doing it for a cake. As for your question, I am not sure if it would be the same thing. I took painting classes as well but I have never tried painting on Fondat, It will probably not be the same as the paint, and surface that you are working on is not the same. Sometimes is just about "Precision", they way you work with...