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Nick Johnson
06-04-2003, 05:33 PM
The pic makes em look a little off, but I think you get the idea. I would like everyone to give me a thought on what they think would make the dekes look more realistic.

I am using a different painting method on em, and I dont know what to think. Thank you for any advice!

AllAboutH20FowL
06-04-2003, 05:44 PM
Nick I think that they look damn good myself. I am just getting started on mine and I hope that they come out as good as yours.:TT: . The detail on the backs of the Higdons looks awasom and I am sure that the BF looks as good as well just can't see it as well due to the angle. Good color though .... not to brown and not to grey. Keep it up !:BZ: :wak:

Specklr
06-04-2003, 07:08 PM
Hey nick I know let me take them to Canada and when I bring them back with blood on them they will look real:Wt No I think they look good.

canvasback66
06-05-2003, 12:53 AM
They look great just as they are keep up the good work:cool:

Hroonk
06-05-2003, 04:16 AM
I would place them a little farther away from the hedges....Although resident geese can be bold sometimes, IMO they tend to give some distance to areas such as hedgerows, bushes, etc that may conceal a vicious stray cat or other preditor:Rich:

Seriously though, those things look damn good to me!!

kygoose
06-05-2003, 07:56 AM
Lookin pretty good Nick. I did the same thing you did & put the gray in . Then compared it with foots done without the gray & now I leave the gray out.

GOOSEINATOR
06-05-2003, 09:55 AM
I think they look like crap! Better get rid of them while you can.
I will pm you my address.:TT:
Keep up the good work!

SHOOT STRAIGHT

ilgoose
06-05-2003, 10:13 AM
Those dekes look damn good! Keep up the good work. :uh: :uh:

GOOSKI
06-05-2003, 11:10 AM
I think they look great!

Mike Elwell
06-05-2003, 01:07 PM
Marcus and Corys paintjob! :Rich: The color is a problem in my eyes but keep it up and it will come!

ZIG
06-06-2003, 06:27 PM
Hey Nick, They look alot better than the first ones you did. You have kept us posted on your steady improvement. The most important thing is that it looks like you are have a big time finding new color schemes and ways to do it.
I wish I had the time and talent to do that.
Just keep on posting your lastest and have a good time painting.

Woods and Water
06-07-2003, 10:34 AM
THe dekes look good to me,i run 10 dozen custom painted foots and i think you will keep getting better with each one you do.They are a nice addition in the field,and makes the time pass during the summer....keep it up!!:Rich:

DrBob
06-07-2003, 10:39 AM
i know what you should think - they're damn great! you should see what we get birds into - nothing as nice as that!

speck
06-07-2003, 08:15 PM
Nick them are looking sweet!!

ZIG
06-07-2003, 09:44 PM
Hey Bob , DUCKBANE said that the way you call you don't even need decoys much less the plastic stuffers like Nick has painted.
Oh yea DB means DUCKBLOSSOM now.