Tag Archives: beginner

What Types of Tools to Use

I mentioned something about Tools... I talked about various kinds of tools. Pictured; are the silicone rubber tipped tools that I think everyone should have when working with Aves®. They have different nibs on the ends of various shapes. I prefer to use the conical tip, or the bladed tip for scribing wrinkles in skin. [...]

Hints and Tips

Subject: Repairing and Coloring Antlers Author: Larry Reese, Wildlife Artistry Taxidermy E-Mail: larry@wildlifeartistry.com After repairing antlers I have always tried to blend/paint the repair to match the original antler. I was never satisfied with the results so I began to experiment until I developed a method I like which would give me consistent, lifelike results. [...]

Fun with Aves

What is Aves? Aves? Aves is Aves® Studio. The manufacturer of some of the finest sculpting and taxidermy materials on the planet. They make a variety of clay, and mache's. You will not find a better variety of material to work with. These blogged articles are going to be dedicated to Aves® Apoxie® Sculpt, and [...]

Aves Apoxie Sculpt Beginner’s Guide

Rebecca Schumacher http://rebas-art.com http://goddessartist.deviantart.com/ Here’s a Beginner's Tutorial for using Aves Apoxie Sculpt, the two part ambient set epoxy putty I sculpt with.  I work in layers with my pieces and will be writing this up to suit my methods. This is in no way associated with anyone or anything else, just the way I [...]