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This altered form open mouth summer whitetail deer mount was done by Ohio taxidermist Dave Hyer. Read his techniques by clicking here. here
The critique was written by artist, taxidermist, judge and Georgia resident Rick Carter.
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Glen, I looked at Dave's deer it looked pretty good but there are a few things that can be improved.
Pay closer attention to hair patterns and directions on top of the forehead and be aware of the watershed effect on the neck.