Rehydrating Lips

Submitted by Ali Babba on 2/28/05 at 8:44 PM. ( ) 4.31.110.92

I rescently mounted a possum and I must confess, I did a rather poor job. They are completely dry however. I was wondering if there was a way to rehydrate the lips so I could alter them, yet, leave the skin completely on the form. If that is not a safe method, is ther something I can use to build up and sculpt the lips with and then maybe paint?

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dehydrated

This response submitted by kT on 2/28/05 at 10:20 PM. ( barkeaterbabe@earthlink.net ) 207.69.136.203

Have you tried water? Take a moist rag and staple it to the dehydrated spot, wrap it up and stick it in the frig/freezer for a while and the skin should work almost as normal.


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