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Paint schedule for whitetail eyes

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by ARCHERSTAXIDERMY, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. ARCHERSTAXIDERMY

    ARCHERSTAXIDERMY Member

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    I use wildlife colors paints anyone have a good paint scheme I really don't like the color that I get out of what I use
     
  2. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    White, flesh, bright flesh, dark brown and black.
     

  3. Paul B

    Paul B Active Member

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    Same as TT without bright flesh. I also use a lighter brown on early season deer. I clean paint off hair after each color is applied.
     
  4. RTF

    RTF Active Member

    Im an oil paints guy. White titanium followed with burnt umber.
     
  5. Carls1

    Carls1 New Member

    Dusty pink, coco brown, dark brown, and blending brown.
     
  6. Brian Reinertson

    Brian Reinertson Well-Known Member

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    polytranspar water based for me. bass belly white, flesh, mars red, burnt umber, chocolate brown, blending brown
     
  7. RichMO

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    I don't use black anywhere on the deer...... sorry.
     
  8. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    For some reason I replied to this thread with mule deer in mind. They usually are darker around the eyes from my experience. The black goes along the eye glass to skin union and as a darkener on the skin around of the eye.. It is very thinned out and goes on as a nearly transparent wash. I use it to create the gray on the nose pad.
     
  9. KatieC

    KatieC Active Member

    White, flesh, various browns from light to dark (depending on how light or dark the deer is).
     
  10. JEJ

    JEJ Active Member

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    Me either
     
  11. TIMBUCK

    TIMBUCK Active Member

    Nope
     
  12. Bill Yox

    Bill Yox Well-Known Member

    Dang, I use black on a lot of the deer.
     
  13. 3bears

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    Come on Bill, that is so yesterday, get with the program. :D
     
  14. Bill Yox

    Bill Yox Well-Known Member

    ;D so I see!
     
  15. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

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    I wonder what color some are using for the nictitating membrane? Inquiring minds would like to know, well at least mine.
     
  16. JEJ

    JEJ Active Member

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    I don't paint my nictitating membranes so still no black for me. Just cause I don't use black doesn't mean I'm right, I just don't use black on my deer. I do use some very dark umber tones though. Again just my opinion.
     
  17. Carls1

    Carls1 New Member

    Blending brown for the nic for me
     
  18. KatieC

    KatieC Active Member

    I'll use some black on the nictitating membrane. Otherwise dark brown usually gets things dark enough for me.
     
  19. ARCHERSTAXIDERMY

    ARCHERSTAXIDERMY Member

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    What's best thing to clean oil paint off hide
     
  20. RichMO

    RichMO Well-Known Member

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    My correction..... I use black when needed on the nictitating membrane. I used to use it on the nose pad but not anymore.... Thanks Bill...LOL