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Bluebill Head: used Golden Interference paint

Discussion in 'Decoy Forum' started by LA in ATL, Jul 14, 2019.

  1. LA in ATL

    LA in ATL Refuge Member

    Jul 3, 2016
    34EAA2C2-D074-4F5F-AE04-8E99CBC60111.jpeg A54CED53-4AD0-4B62-B257-1E13A7BD6B59.jpeg 0E265BF3-153D-49C1-8CAF-0BFEA708D0F2.jpeg 75A6DCE1-0281-44FB-9C65-F8F054165460.jpeg Finished some dock foam bluebills with some Herters mallard heads. I read some 15 year old posts here about interference paint-and found it is a strange paint to work with. I mixed in some black, painted it very thin on the head, dusted it with black spray paint, topped it on a hot day with Krylon sealer. The green seems subtle but visible. Should fool ducks.
    Now to try this to touch up and repair some drake mallard heads.
    Recommendations /photos welcome.

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  2. Neighbor Guy

    Neighbor Guy Senior Refuge Member

    Jan 5, 2019
    Central MN
    They look good and will certainly work to take ducks. Nice job.

    I use a similar wet blend technique using a black base coat and either green interference or violet. They can be dry brushed as well.

    The birds look good. Happy painting.

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