i was wondering if you can use spray paint to dye the skin after mounting it or do i need to buy that expensive spray dye, or do they even lose their color after tanning, i am using McKenzie tan
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And use a lacquer based paint. Works great.
What color is your hog?
For a black hog I use 3/4 black paint and 1/4 lacquer to thin it. When the hog is dry after mounting I spray the hog down until I get the color I want. Ater the paint is try put some laquer on a paper towl and run it over the bristles to get the paint of. This will bring the shine back to the hair.
For a blond hog or for a hog with a blond light colored brisket I use 3/4 Sahara tan 1/4 lacquer. Once agin wipe hair after painting.
I havn't done a red hog yet so you will just have to experiment. If you need more help or have questions E-mail me!
Read your last two Breakthrough Magazine issues, both had outstanding articles from Joe Coombs on his method for doing a boar. He covers hide coloring too.
i dont own an airbrush any more, it was accidently carried out with the trash, so is there any way i can do this without an airbrush, and what about using a flat black spray paint.