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#11460171 - 03/06/16 11:04 PM Blue Moon - Double Trouble
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Craws have been a challenge for me so I broke out my Custom Microns to help tackle the pattern. ~ Blue Moon

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#11460189 - 03/06/16 11:44 PM Re: Blue Moon - Double Trouble [Re: Blue Moon]
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dude you are an artiste extraordinaire. even your display pics are the bomb.
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#11460465 - 03/07/16 08:30 AM Re: Blue Moon - Double Trouble [Re: Blue Moon]
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nice.
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#11460682 - 03/07/16 09:49 AM Re: Blue Moon - Double Trouble [Re: Blue Moon]
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I don't suppose you'd be willing to share your process.
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#11466688 - 03/09/16 04:38 PM Re: Blue Moon - Double Trouble [Re: swalker9513]
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Originally Posted By: swalker9513
I don't suppose you'd be willing to share your process.

BassCat & SWalker, many thanks for taking the time to reply. Since Iím new to airbrushing cranks I really appreciate the feedback and encouragement.

SWalker - regarding a process, Iím still in the freshman custom crank class and slowly cobbling together techniques that the other painters on the forum have generously shared that work for them. Iíve have been spending a lot of time focused on design since thatís a skill already in my wheelhouse.

My biggest challenge, and most of the time I've invested, has been figuring out how to pull off the designs. Here are a couple of other craw shots that might provide some insight on techniques Iím using. ~Blue Moon





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#11466743 - 03/09/16 04:55 PM Re: Blue Moon - Double Trouble [Re: Blue Moon]
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Oh, man those things are so cool. That copperhead craw...speechless.
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#11467098 - 03/09/16 07:29 PM Re: Blue Moon - Double Trouble [Re: Blue Moon]
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that is an excellent craw pattern! far better than any i've come up with do date. nice work.
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#11467133 - 03/09/16 07:44 PM Re: Blue Moon - Double Trouble [Re: Blue Moon]
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hey blue. since you're into reptile names, here are a couple from the very early days
copperhead

black mambo
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#11471552 - 03/11/16 02:27 PM Re: Blue Moon - Double Trouble [Re: basscat dad]
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BassCat and SWalker, many thanks again. BassCat, great colors, names and finish on your early baits.

Regarding my copperhead craw, itís not so much that Iím into reptile names, just working hard to match the hatch. It often seems we have juvenile copperheads under nearly every leaf where I chase monster bass in the spring. For those of you that enjoy running barefoot through the spring leaves, hereís a shot I took a few years ago. Also for anyone that ever wondered why worms with yellow tip tails tend to work well in spring and early summer, take a look at the juvi copperhead tail in my pic.


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#11471682 - 03/11/16 03:20 PM Re: Blue Moon - Double Trouble [Re: Blue Moon]
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That makes my heart race just looking at a pic.
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#11471702 - 03/11/16 03:28 PM Re: Blue Moon - Double Trouble [Re: Blue Moon]
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doesn't look like he's very happy having his picture taken. those guys are just plain mean! bolt
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