Re-finishing the Red Face of a Pheasant

Submitted by J.Rody on 11/24/05 at 1:51 PM. ( )

I am an Artist, and have been commissioned to re-finish the faded Red Face feathers on a Ringnecked Pheasant.
My Customer says they are faded.
Can you advise what type of paint to use?
Thank you.
J. Rody

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You'll need an airbrush

This response submitted by George on 11/24/05 at 4:38 PM. ( )

Otherwise, you'll cover the black feathers sprinkled throughout the wattle area. I use Cad Red.

Use a brush

This response submitted by Richard, Minnesota on 11/25/05 at 8:21 PM. ( )

Just use a blood red paint with a brush and touch the tiny black feathers that grow in that area with a q-tip and they will be fine.
Just go easy and a bit at a time with the brush.

black feathers

This response submitted by wildbill on 11/26/05 at 12:29 AM. ( )

George, I use the airbrush but still covered some of the little black feathers on the wattle. I used my wifes mascare (might be wrong spelling- eye lash make-up w/brush) and touched up. Worked great. Something I read in the archives. Just letting you know. Thanks.

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