Staining bear teeth

Submitted by Mark Penninger on 5/19/05 at 4:15 AM. ( )

I am finishing an open mouth bear rug and I used a mouthpiece that was not detailed. How do I get that yellowish stain around the bases of the teeth? Then what do I use to get the dirty looking darker stains between teeth? Thanks, Mark

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This response submitted by mike d on 5/19/05 at 9:24 AM. ( )

I will dry brush a little "rich brown" directly on the front teeth.
Pick up a small amount of paint on the brush and then dab most of it onto a paper towel-brush the remainder on the teeth.
If it looks like its painted on you have too much, dry the brush and immediately use it to remove and feather the edges of the paint.
Add a little dark brown to some of the rich brown and brush directly on the tops of the molars; it will tend to stay in the low spots on the teeth, matching the natural location of the discoloration.

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