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Nick Johnson
07-08-2003, 12:11 PM
Its been a while since I posted some progress pics but I just got a new job and have been really busy, anyway I have a done a bunch, some looked decent, some not good at all since I last posted but here are two of my favorite.

soto11
07-08-2003, 01:44 PM
hey those look pretty good. using airbrush? if so looks good. keep it up.

NWMOhunter
07-08-2003, 01:56 PM
Keep up the good work Nick! They sure are looking nice!

Woods and Water
07-08-2003, 03:18 PM
Hey Nick your getting better and better i think thise 2 look killer,nice contrast of colors!!!

honker slayer
07-08-2003, 05:48 PM
SWEEEET looking:Rich:

FANATIC
07-08-2003, 06:03 PM
They look great... Can I ask why you paint that black line through the bird ???? I think that without that line those are sweet perfection....

kygoose
07-09-2003, 03:20 AM
Lookin good Nick, I'm with Fanatic .

Trigger
07-11-2003, 08:34 AM
Nick I really like the decoys. but I think you have way to dark of lines with the black. If you shaded the back half of the decoy feathers, you would have a darker dec without those lines.
Have a look at the other pictures of the decoys guy have done.

They are dark, but look like they are stripped.. I'm doing mine dark also, but not outlined.. just shaded.

The prior post was the most honest of them all, because we all know there are some hours poured into those decs.. but why outlineing instead of shading....

Just my honest 2cents ..

Trigger

Nick Johnson
07-12-2003, 11:41 AM
You know I always thought that a goose had a shadow line where the wing met their side. After reading your posts I went and looked at a bunch of pics and noticed that there really is no line or if their is, its very faint. So I went back into the shop and doctored them up a bit. I tried removing that black line, or at least tone it down. Here are the same two decoys....

Platte_man
07-12-2003, 05:54 PM
Nick I was wondering what kind of paint you are using?

Nick Johnson
07-12-2003, 05:59 PM
That is Sahara Tan, Chocolate brown, and detail black from WASCO, www.taxidermy.com

Trigger
07-13-2003, 12:01 AM
Nick

Have to give you credit.. Those look great...

Very nice job, and I like the darker colours as well....


Trigger

Platte_man
07-13-2003, 10:29 AM
Nick thanks for the info. Your decoys are looking awesome
Brad

Jubilee
07-13-2003, 04:53 PM
Man oh man those look good, I like the second round of pics, after you changed them up a little bit, the first pic seemed a little too shinny for me, but that is just my .02.

but they still look awesome.