setting eyes

Submitted by Brent on 02/11/2004. ( )

what do you guys use to set eyes with for competition. I curently use critter clay but I get some shrinkage. I tuck mu eyes and shave them thin they look good when filled and painted but I want to do better.I have taken some ribbons but no blue yet please help Thanks Brent

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You are thinning the eyelids enough.

This response submitted by JOhn C on 02/11/2004. ( )

Does the owrds paper thin ring a bell? The whole eye area needs to be thinned very thin! When I do I dont even see the eyelid edge.

If you are happy with your eye work and dont have to spend hours and hours adjusting, use Apoxie Sculpt and tuck them, spend the extra time on them when you do the area. You also need a good hide adhesive. The deer I mount are totally done adjustment wise before I sewup the Y.

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