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bobcat finishing

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by hunthard, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. hunthard

    hunthard Member

    just wondering what colors to use on the bobcat nose? thanks
  2. Mike Powell

    Mike Powell Well-Known Member

    I use a combination of flesh, orange and brown and mix until I get the color that most matches the original (I try to photograph the original as a reference) as there is a little variety in the color of noses. Some are more flesh colored, others lean more to the reddish-orange color>

  3. msc

    msc New Member

    Everyone has there own mix of colors
    But what I like is to paint it orange then mist with with gill red very lightly only to slightly make it pinkish not red
    Then mist again very lightly with a brown I lighten with white paint mixing in jar first to get what I want
    The brown tones down the pink and orange just enough to get what I want
    Then outline in black
    I use lifetone hydromist colors
    Play with your Colors as there is no right and wrong
    Good Luck
  4. LTravis

    LTravis New Member

    I paint mine black then mix burnt sienna and flesh till I get the tone I want...then I leave a black line across the top of the nose and in the crease of the nose. I hand brush all my cat noses by just barely hitting the nose while working the brush back and forth...
  5. I managed to mix flesh with gill red and make a pepto bismol color.
    painted nose that color-
    went over with thinned dark brown.
    came out just right. whoodathunkit?
  6. hunthard

    hunthard Member

    tanks for all the help