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First Horned animal, Corsican Ram...Critiques Welcomed

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Jena, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. Jena

    Jena Member

    Well this is the first thing I've done out of the norm...I've only ever done Deer, a Red Fox, and Coyotes. Definitely don't really care if I get another one of these lol. This one was killed on some game ranch in Ohio in the middle of Summer, so the coat isn't all that great on it....But, anyways here's my first Ram.

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  2. Looks great Jenna!!! Keep up the good work
     

  3. George

    George The older I get, the better I was.

    You're doing some beautiful work.PERSONALLY I tip my horns forward just a bit. Yours are probably anatomically accurate, but the tipping embellishes the appearance IN MY OPINION.
     
  4. B Jones

    B Jones Memeber of - NTA,UTA,AIT.Proud Member of NZTA.

    Hi Jena, that is a very clean looking mount your customer should be pretty happy with your efforts putting that one together. Keep up the good work!
     
  5. huntnut78

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    Just missing the bleat! Looks great. Are the ears bondo? Look nice and crisp.
     
  6. Jena

    Jena Member

    Yes, they are indeed bondo ears......not a fan of liners lol
     
  7. Harvestmoontaxi

    Harvestmoontaxi Lake of the woods walleyes

    Nice!!!
     
  8. silverbuck

    silverbuck New Member

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    Nice eye work also,nice mount !!!
     
  9. point75

    point75 Member

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    Very impressive. Not the easiest critter to mount. Nice clean work around the eyes and nostrils. The transition from hair to the base of the horns is also very clean.
     
  10. diggitydave1

    diggitydave1 Taxidermy and Golf, both will drive you Crazy!

    Looks really good, nice job
     
  11. juli

    juli Active Member

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    beautiful mount! I just got done mounting/finishing my fourth ever deer...and today I wet up the muzzle so I could fix the nostrils. I most often mount animals without horns or antlers in 14 yrs I can think of less then 7 'ungulates' that I've mounted. :) It is fun to do something different!

    I am know I am not the best person to give a suggestion, gvien my lack of experience with such animals, but perhaps the back of the eyelid should not be so 'plump'? It is hard to tell from the two dimmensional pix. :)

    Oh, and I don't see how people use liners, bondo ears are not hard to complete and if done correctly, never give a problem.

    Juli
     
  12. Boxie

    Boxie New Member

    Nicely done! Looks great!
     
  13. Impressive for any experience level. VERY nice job!
     
  14. Museum Man

    Museum Man Well-Known Member

    if this is your first I can't wait to see your work years down the road....very nice clean mount with good attention to detail..
     
  15. Steven Klee

    Steven Klee Steven Klee Studios

    Great job buddy...


    Best, Steve
     
  16. Jena

    Jena Member

    Thanks all! These things are pretty easy to mount really other than the 5million holes I put in it with the shaver lol, not quite as thick as a deer cape. And the fact that it took forever for the horns to pop off.
     
  17. very nice