3. To carve a more realistic head and bill, use a center, pencil guideline drawn along the edges. This will help you keep the shape(s) symmetrical as you form it (see photo).
4. Coat some segments with a clear, natural finish and color others with acrylic paint before gluing them together.
5. Assemble and glue the segments.
Pencil center lines along the edges as shown to help keep the shapes symmetrical if carving a more realistic head.
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