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Wrinkles on neck

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by cflwrs, May 26, 2013.

  1. cflwrs

    cflwrs Member

    I'm working on an oryx and I didn't get enough clay in the neck for the skin wrinkles it's a 90 degree turn , just wondering how that skin will dry if there isn't enough clay or should I open it back up and put more clay in. Thanks
     
  2. jasonb

    jasonb I think I'll keep her

    Personally I do not use clay for those types of wrinkles, I use heavy paste which is a mixture of hide paste a vermiculite. It is lighter than clay and is easier to move around not to mention you get nicer rolls to your wrinkles instead of folds. If the mount is still wet I would open it back up and apply a layer of heavy paste and smooth it with water then close it up again and make the wrinkles where the skin tells you to.
     

  3. LordRusty

    LordRusty If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.

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  4. cflwrs

    cflwrs Member

    Jason B and John thanks for the help I really appreciate it.