1. Welcome to Taxidermy.net, Guest!
    We have put together a brief tutorial to help you with the site, click here to access it.

Warm Skin Tone Under Fur?

Discussion in 'Lifesize Mammals' started by Kate Lacour, Jan 11, 2022.

  1. Kate Lacour

    Kate Lacour Member

    How to get a warm pinkish hue to the skin on thin-furred areas like inner ears, face, and butt? Especially for light colored or albino animals. I’m assuming painting the form, ear liners etc so it shows though the thinner skin there. Do you do pink, red..? Or is there a better way I haven’t heard of?
  2. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    I use flesh color , I also use pro 1 hide paste, get yourself some water base flesh and bright flesh paint , then tint your hide paste with it till you get the color your looking for . It works great all over , ears and all .

  3. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

    I've used food coloring in my hide paste
  4. Kate Lacour

    Kate Lacour Member

    Oh of course! don’t know how I didn’t think of coloring the hide paste, it’s opaque and right up against the skin. Duh. Thank you!
  5. LordRusty

    LordRusty If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.

    Red Flocking mixed into Pro-1 Hide Paste works great!