Glazing Compound?

Submitted by Rick,T on 02/05/2004. ( ) 63.134.129.20

Juat curious if anyone has ever used a Glazing compound to fill in small gaps around eyes. If so how did it turn out.

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Interesting Idea

This response submitted by Keith on 02/05/2004. ( ) 67.2.181.43

It's a neat idea, but the experience I have had doing windows, it takes a long time to dry/set up.


Why not do it right the first time?

This response submitted by JOhn C on 02/05/2004. ( ) 66.233.157.155

Your first thought was "This is the first time I tried to finish the eyes!"

Well stop and think just a bit, it all starts with the fleshing, yes thats right! You did not flesh it thin enough, that skin must be almost transparent, Paper thin! The edge of the eye lid should be thinned to the point you dont know where it is!

Now once you have that figured out. Use Critter Clay and a good adhesive E-G 2 part! Tuck your deers eyes, tend to them now. Do the rest of the mount an before you go out of the shop, the last thing you do, is tend them once more, and put a plastic bag over the head wrapped around the antlers.

Next am tend them again and bag them unless you will be around the shop. Tend them several times per day.

IF YOU USE E-G 2part one time is all it will take.

Now use colored Apoxie Sculpt to do your finish work. Let it set for 30 minutes before doing the eyes. It should break instead of stringing out, force this into any little groove around the eye. work it down with water, once totally set you can make the little tiny grove with a dental tool.


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