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Water Based Wt Deer Paint

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Brianjax, Feb 4, 2021.

  1. Brianjax

    Brianjax Member

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    Can anyone recommend a good brand of water based WT deer game head paint. I’ve tried Lifetone and the bottles were solid on the bottom and the browns were way off in color. Maybe just old stock they sold me.
    Thanks
     
  2. ARUsher

    ARUsher Well-Known Member

    I have not tried them yet but I have heard a lot of good things about Creatix from Matuska. You can also find it at Hobby Lobby.
     

  3. Lance.G

    Lance.G Well-Known Member

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    Createx is all I use now. Use there 4011 reducer with it. I also use there USVS sealer.
     
  4. Richs Taxidermy

    Richs Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    Yes createx,there's a learning curve verses o5her water base but like most taxidermy it's trial and error
     
  5. Museum Man

    Museum Man Well-Known Member

    Jonas water based paints are not to bad, especially good for African work also
     
  6. crablover

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    Ask Jake. He said the best paint was Dungeon& Dragon's miniature paints. LMAO
     
  7. Brianjax

    Brianjax Member

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    Thanks everyone for your help,
    much appreciated!!
     
  8. livbucks

    livbucks Well-Known Member

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    All I used was the Creatix along with their retarder.
     
  9. Brianjax

    Brianjax Member

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    Thanks, which browns for the whitetail eyes and flesh colors did you use?
     
  10. msestak

    msestak Well-Known Member

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    the solid on the bottom are the pigments, the color is off because the paint needs mixed to get the pigments off the bottom.
     
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  11. livbucks

    livbucks Well-Known Member

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    I will look and get back. Been awhile but that is a sad story unto itself.
     
  12. Richs Taxidermy

    Richs Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    Call Matuska they sell createx, and will be glad to help you
     
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  13. byrdman

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    Wildlife colors are the best long lasting....lifetone will separate and be useless same with vandykes
     
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  14. jigginjim

    jigginjim Active Member

    I have been wondering which Lifetone color would replace polys black umber? Although I could change over to Createx if there was a good paint schedule.
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2021
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