It's not how it seems...
Every once in awhile Nate will come home and find that his wife has been in the liquor cabinet.
Don't worry. It's not what you think.
You see...alcohol evaporates really fast. Fast enough that it doesn't make dried gum paste all gummy again like water would.
Et voila- edible watercolors!
(Trust me. I wouldn't know what else to do with the stuff...)