Roadkill Preservation - Taxidermy Workshop
Discover the beautiful and strange art of taxidermy... Learn and utilize professional techniques to preserve a bird from roadkill.
This two day intensive class will cover... - Anatomy.
- Investigating specimen viability.
- Preservation techniques including: skinning, fleshing, degreasing, binding bird bodies, cleaning and wiring legs, and preserving feet.
- Washing and grooming feathers, using hidden stitches.
- Pinning and drying techniques tailored to the individual poses of each bird.
You will then use these specimens to create an art display or headpiece.
Poses and reference photos will be provided for use and inspiration.
Students will go home with their creations and instructions for maintaining their pieces.
Two Day Course - Sunday September 3rd & 10th
9am to 5pm with an hour break for lunch.
ARTIST: Teori Shannon from Preserving For The Future
FOR: This class is for adults.
Please send any inquiries about this class to firstname.lastname@example.org * 3 student minimum per class.
* All materials are included in your booking.
* If you would like to bring your own roadkill specimen please contact Teori.
* It is recommended students bring a small box or bag to transport their finished pieces.
* A signed liability waiver, regarding preservation chemicals, is required for all attendees.
This lil' guy will probably be for sale soon through my Etsy shop. Kind of a sad story behind the reason for selling, but hoping to find him a home. I'll explain later when the listing is up. #squirrel#taxidermy#weirdcitytaxidermy#lifesize
I popped out last night to fetch supplies, upon my return the two birds on the left of the picture where on the floor in pieces. Not impressed I can't look at my jack Russell type terrier this morning. My hard work torn to shreds by one of my babies. 😫😤😡
My axis mount is finally done!! So happy with the result. I waited two years for this, and I couldn't be happier with how it turned out. Thanks again for being an awesome buddy and guide @iponce62 .... the pedestal (can't see it here) was made from the wood of an old home stead on my ranch in New Mexico, which makes it even that much more special to me. #guidestrong
Happy moment! All the early, up before the sun even thinks about coming up mornings hard work, paid off tonight at the Utah County Fair! Can't thank Troy Peterson enough for showing me the ropes and Nathan Leathers for trusting me to keep the Ole Heritage buck for so long to mount him up! Couldn't be more thrilled with 2nd place and Best In Novice!