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Live Sculpting from 2019 WTC World Show

Live Sculpting from 2019 WTC World Show

One of the most telling and educational events at the World Taxidermy Championships® is the Live Sculpting Competition. It demonstrates a quick understanding of how accurate taxidermy “mounts” evolve. I say “telling” because this art form is an important foundation of the mounting process: not “stuffing,” as so many laymen describe...
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Pre-Sculpted Division:  2019 World Show

Pre-Sculpted Division: 2019 World Show

The Pre-Sculpted Division had a record number of excellent entries at the 2019 World Taxidermy Championships®. Ohio Taxidermy Supply, who donated $5,000.00 to the WTC cash award fund in 2019, asked that a portion of this donation go toward the winners in the Live Sculpting ($1,000.00) and Pre-Sculpted ($1,000.00) Divisions. The Best of Category for Gameheads went to...
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Part 4: Professional Standards for Taxidermy Loading and Securing Mounts for Delivery

Part 4: Professional Standards for Taxidermy Loading and Securing Mounts for Delivery

Finally, the moment you’ve patiently been waiting for: the “loading and securing” part, the final part of this long segment. I apologize if it seemed drawn out, but like I said from the beginning: if you want your trophies to arrive properly to their final destination, you have to look at the big picture and that starts with the foundation. To subscribe...
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Waterfowl Photo Reference Study Northern Pintails

Waterfowl Photo Reference Study Northern Pintails

Pintails are one of the most popular ducks sportsmen bring to taxidermists. Not only because of their wide distribution, but also the beauty of the drakes in winter plumage. During my search for photo references, I was amazed at how many good sharp photos were available of pintails in flight. Pintails or northern pintails (Anas acuta) are ducks with a wide geographic...
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Great Jump! Workshop Experiences

Great Jump! Workshop Experiences

Very shortly before the completion of the large special exhibition “ARA,” which had been shown in the Berlin Museum for two years, there was an idea to create a special eye-catcher. After many discussions and numerous researches, we decided to show the biggest predator of South America as...
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Professional Division Ribbon Winners from 2019 world Taxidermy Championships®

Professional Division Ribbon Winners from 2019 world Taxidermy Championships®

The World Taxidermy Championships is truly an open competition. Participants are free to compete on any level: Novice, Professional or Master Division–simply by making a choice according to their levels of skill, and where they feel comfortable competing. Entries in Professional Division are...
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Using the TPS Systems for a European Horn Mount

Using the TPS Systems for a European Horn Mount

In Issue 136 I wrote a detailed article on using the Taxidermy Positioning Systems for hanging wall pedestal mounts and the process for attaching double or triple gamehead mounts. This versatile system and its...
Passing on a Family Tradition Painting a Bonefish with Bradley Kirkhart

Passing on a Family Tradition Painting a Bonefish with Bradley Kirkhart

It’s been a very unusual year so far, this 2020. I was looking forward to the new year last December as a year of great vision which underscores the 2020. Has our world gone crazy? I know no one wants to...
Small Mammal Photo Reference Study Part 1: Otters

Small Mammal Photo Reference Study Part 1: Otters

As I began my research and collecting photography for this photo study, I soon realized that I know far less about otters than I thought. Having a degree in Animal Science, and a second degree in Vocational...
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Summer 2020 Issue 138

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