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Paint flaking in ears

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by Blane, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. Blane

    Blane New Member

    Anything I can do to keep my fleshtone paint from flaking in ears? Thanks
  2. whipe them well with Lacquer thinner and let dry before you paint.

  3. x2 make sure you wipe good with lacquer thinner to remove any tanning oils that are left on the ear hide and let dry then paint
  4. Matt

    Matt Active Member

    Ditto, you need to throughly clean them with thinner or acetone, then you should be able to add alittle color.
  5. Uncle Harley

    Uncle Harley New Member

    thin your paint a little and don't paint it on so thick either ;)
  6. RTtaxidermy

    RTtaxidermy My Daughters Elk

  7. Mr.T

    Mr.T Active Member

    Egg Zactly, you should have a dusting of paint, and not a thick build up.
  8. Ed Zachary what the guys just posted. I make sure my ears are wiped down with acetone and then I wipe them down again. The paint will come out of the hair later with a hair drier and soft bristle brush. Good luck. Frank.
  9. MattHCT

    MattHCT New Member

    X 100. Well said all.
  10. Uncle Harley

    Uncle Harley New Member

    I don't even wipe down with acetone, if you thin it enough it will soak right into the skin and be more of a tint job than a paint job