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Bear mount

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by iowabowhunter, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. iowabowhunter

    iowabowhunter Member

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    Getting ready to do my first bear shoulder mount. Does anyone have any pics of clay work for the head to rebuild muscle structure? And other tips and tricks also greatly appreciated
     
  2. BrianHendricks

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    I don't think there is any standard procedure for clay work. The form and expression you choose will determine what needs to be done or not. Some forms require very little clay work, others a considerable amount.
     

  3. BrianHendricks

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    Another thought. If you give more info you will get more help. What specie , form , expression or attitude ? Maybe post some pics and I'm sure there's a bunch of people that will chime in and give some great advice and ideas.
     
  4. iowabowhunter

    iowabowhunter Member

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    Thanks. Its a black bear...ill post pics of the form when i get it.
     
  5. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

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    Do a search for forms without skins or capes in either the life size or game head section, but I would only use it as a starting point. If you follow someone else's mistakes you only duplicate them. Study reference and duplicate what you see.
     
  6. iowabowhunter

    iowabowhunter Member

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    Thanks. Never thought of it that way
     
  7. Paul B

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    The new Van Dykes bear forms are pretty nice, repro nose is standard on form. Nice muscle and head structure, not the football head shape on some forms.
     
  8. turkeyshooter

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    Ditto, Paul B on the Van Dykes bear forms!