For my first couple I was planning on using cork, with a get it done approach. After that I may attempt balsa, or other materials.Will you be painting a carved wood head or foam?
You want to do it "get er done" or you want to be a craftsmen?
I've made carved wood poppers, sanded balsa poppers and also quickie foam poppers.
It really depends on how far you want to take your project.
Thanks for the info, those look real nice. You did a great job.I use acrylic craft paint from Walmart (Apple Barrel, or something like that). First, I apply a coat of sealant, then paint the body with a brush and the acrylic paint. I use the butt end of drill bits to paint the eyes using white and black acrylic paint. Let it dry, then finish with a few coats of Sally Hansen's Hard as Nails. It makes a nice finish on balsa, cork, hard foam, etc.
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