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  • Mark N. Akers
    Back online
    Mark N. Akers
    I have been gone a while, had a total knee replacement that went bad, lots of complications, seem to be getting better now, ill be watching the forum again.
    Today, 04:35 AM
  • uvawyo
    Chicken thief
    This is from Harold Enlow's "runnin' from the sheriff" I still have to build a base. Painted by Phyllis
    Yesterday, 10:41 PM
  • Wdcarver55
    Skin tone
    I've used the store bought "skin tone", but they see to be too red. what colors do you use to create skin to paint with? What are the ratios you use,
    ? I'll be using it to carve a santa.

    Yesterday, 04:55 PM