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Please Critique My Fox Mount

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by tobynitch, Jun 3, 2020.

  1. tobynitch

    tobynitch Member

    I've been doing taxidermy for about a year now, but I still have alot to learn. I sculpted and cast the head of this fox myself, because the forms I bought and used on all my other foxes didn't look too good. This is my first time using this custom form and also my first time using bondo ears. I used bondo on the turned ear and the other one is just a regular earliner with the cartilage removed. Any advice and comments are appreciated!

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  2. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    You know pics don’t always show the truth, that said to me by pics your eyes are set inward and it gives it a cross eyed appearance , your ear butts are a little high which in turn make the ears look to tall , and you should tuck your lip line in a little tighter . Last thing either learn to flesh the nose out better and shape so you will have less shrinking or just do what I do any more and use an artificial nose . Good job on sculpting the form

  3. tobynitch

    tobynitch Member

    Thank you for the input! One question though is what do you mean by eyes set inward? How can I fix this on future mounts?
  4. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    image.jpg Fox eyes have to be set on a slight outward angle
  5. Vulpes Vulpes

    Vulpes Vulpes Active Member

    The eyes make all the difference.