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Painting turkey heads

Discussion in 'Bird Taxidermy' started by redskinfan, Jul 20, 2014.

  1. redskinfan

    redskinfan New Member

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    Posted in Beginners section, but will post here too. What brand paint does everyone use and what colors to paint their turkey heads? I have decided to use lacquer based paint. Ordered a badger krom air brush and passhe(sp) compressor from dixiearts.
     
  2. schenk

    schenk Member

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    paynes gray, white, gill red, widgeon blue Or a light blue you can mix your own.
     

  3. alan webfoot

    alan webfoot New Member

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    whitetail ear dark,sailfish blue ,gill red, white; and in that order
     
  4. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    I use Lifetone and Polytranspare water base paints. I know that most will probably say to use lacquer, but I choose to use water based and my heads come out convincing in color and I believe the health risks are less. Anyway that's what I use.
     
  5. Todd B

    Todd B Active Member

    I use Polytranspar and Wildlife colors HazelCreek Blue and I believe Crimson Red.