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PERFECT FIT

PERFECT FIT

It can be really challenging to find a base that perfectly fits your animal, but is there ever really a perfect fit? There is with Contour Sheet! The revolutionary product from Scenes-n-Nature allows THE you to quickly and effortlessly create custom bases that perfectly fit any mount, eliminating floating feet for good. TO SUBSCRIBE OR RENEW, visit...
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THROUGH THE EYES OF THE SCORESHEET PART 5

THROUGH THE EYES OF THE SCORESHEET PART 5

LIPS and MOUTH Shape: Lower (frontal), Upper, Corners: The front of the bottom lip normally shows a bit and should gently touch the top lips where they arc into the cleft. There should be some definition between lower and upper. As the upper lips continue rearward, they should show some arc as they reach the back corner. TO SUBSCRIBE OR RENEW, visit...
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LEGS TOO LONG? MAYBE NOT!

LEGS TOO LONG? MAYBE NOT!

A common problem when mounting large lifesize mammals is the front legs seem to be too long on the form and the skin won’t come together in the chest area. You can see an example of this in Photo 1. While test-fitting the skin, the feet on this hyena skin reach just above the ankles. Our first impression is that the legs on the form are too long and they need to be...
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MOUNTING AN AMERICAN ALLIGATOR

MOUNTING AN AMERICAN ALLIGATOR

I mounted my first alligator back in the 1970s soon after they were taken off of the protected species list. I had to draw on experience alone and learned my lessons by making and seeing my mistakes. There was little written guidance to draw from and no videos that I could find. During this early period of my career in taxidermy, I had several Louisiana friends in taxidermy...
June 17, 2022 0 Comments
SCULPTING A COYOTE FORM FROM S-C-R-A-T-C-H

SCULPTING A COYOTE FORM FROM S-C-R-A-T-C-H

First and foremost, before starting a competition piece, I would recommend you find a good reference photo of the type of animal you plan to mount that really strikes you and piques your interest. As soon as I found this reference photo of a coyote scratching its side with such a look of pure...
June 17, 2022 0 Comments
THE PERFECT FIT

THE PERFECT FIT

It can be really challenging to find a base that perfectly fits your animal, but is there ever really a perfect fit? There is with Contour Sheet! The revolutionary product from Scenes-n-Nature allows you to quickly and effortlessly create custom bases that perfectly fit any mount, eliminating...
June 17, 2022 0 Comments

2021 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

The Taxidermy Hall of Fame class of 2021 was inducted at the National Taxidermists Association awards banquet on July 24, 2021 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. There were seven very worthy candidates nominated for...
WATERFOWL PHOTO REFERENCE STUDY

WATERFOWL PHOTO REFERENCE STUDY

Redheads go by many names, including red-headed ducks and red-headed pochards or diving ducks. This waterfowl is easily distinguished from other ducks by a male’s copper-colored head and bright blue bill....
FOUL-UPS, BLEEPS, AND BLUNDERS

FOUL-UPS, BLEEPS, AND BLUNDERS

Taxidermy is something that everybody who gets involved in it will make mistakes. I’m not referring to the actual taxidermy process alone, but anything you do that is related to taxidermy. I’m going to...
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