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Curly "swoopy" lions mane and fur...??

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Brainstorming for a cake I have scheduled for the end of the month. I'm trying to think of ways I could do an imprint of "fur" or a curly mane on fondant. (*Think cowardly lion mane*) I've considered impression mats and cutters, but can't seem to find what I might be looking for. Could also do it by hand, but not sure how I might get the right look. Any ideas of how I might be able to achieve the look I am going for? Thanks so much!!

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if you add a little fondant to gum Paste to make it a little softer you could make big long curly coils by wrapping long thin pieces around wire/toothpicks, if you let it dry too long it'll snap when you try to shape it into a nice fluffy maine but if you take it off the wire too soon the coils will drop out... I reckon it'd make a lovely maine tho :-)
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Ahhh coils! That's a great idea! Thank you for letting me use your brain!! 

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...my brain comes with a disclaimer... 'use at own risk!!' lol
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