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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 judged according to their individual merits with a numerical score and are...
September 9, 2020 0 Comments
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 products can be used in multiple areas of taxidermy for hanging birds, fish, and lifesize mammal work. It offers total stability and no off-balance movement for wall...
September 9, 2020 0 Comments
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 hear any more about Covid 19 or politics or social disconnect, so I won’t get lost in that conversation. As the resilient down-to-earth folks that we are, we...
September 9, 2020 0 Comments
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 Education, along with (hmmm) over 50 years as a professional in taxidermy make me no expert on otters, or for that matter, any other animal. The fact is, research often...
September 9, 2020 0 Comments
Mounting a Flying Turkey

Mounting a Flying Turkey

Without question some of the most popular articles we have ever published were turkey procedure articles by World Champion Cally Morris. (Articles on his procedures have appeared in Issues 66, 67, 68, 75, 80, and 81.) Cally’s unique streamline process for mounting turkeys in all attitudes was a...
June 7, 2020 0 Comments
Marlin: Open-Mouth Head Alteration

Marlin: Open-Mouth Head Alteration

Just a few months back I had a client who told me his exciting fish-catching story as we negotiated the plan for doing his mount. He expressed that excitement of his trophy marlin and how it jumped and thrashed while close to the boat at the end of the battle. He went on to tell me about the mouth...
June 7, 2020 0 Comments
Part 3, Professional Standards for Shipping: Boxing and Crating

Part 3, Professional Standards for Shipping: Boxing and Crating

When it comes to pay day there may be some items you may have to ship. Some, you may be able to ship while others times you will have to personally deliver or hire out to have delivered. My next article will cover...
Small Mammal Photo Reference Study Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger)

Small Mammal Photo Reference Study Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger)

I am sure that I am no different than most hunters in the fact that I learned the basics of still-hunting, stalking, and early hunting instincts while hunting squirrels. My uncle “Swede” was my teacher...
ARA (Macaws)

ARA (Macaws)

From 2017 to 2019, an impressive presentation in the Berlin Museum of Natural History informed visitors about the current situation of one of the most endangered bird groups in the world. On 500 square meters...
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