Small Specimens Workshop

Course description

This workshop is a 4 hour workshop that will teach you the basic taxidermy techniques required to skin, flesh, preserve and mount a specimen. You will learn the basics of the fine art of taxidermy in our start to finish, no experience necessary, hands-on workshops and leave with your own mounted, finished piece.

Perfect class as an introduction to the art of taxidermy.

Workshop will take place evenings, 5:30pm-9:30pm (approx.); 1st & 2nd Monday of each month and weekends, 2pm-6pm (approx.) on the last Sunday of each month. 

This workshop can only be booked in combination with one of our small sized specimensSpecimens sold separately. Available specimens include:

  • Mice 
  • Gerbils
  • Chicks
  • As well as many other seasonal small sized specimen, see store for details

Perfect class as an introduction to the art of taxidermy.

Workshops include:

  • Specimen
  • Instructions
  • All materials & supplies

Please remember to source suitable packaging to take your mounted work home. If you require approximate measurements, just let us know.

Workshops do not include:

  • Props and miniature outfits (feel free to bring your own)
  • Refreshments other than coffee, tea and water

Where time permits, tea and coffee is included during the workshop with additional refreshments (drinks and light snacks) available to purchase throughout.

There is a minimum time frame before booking a Workshop. Workshop space cannot be guaranteed for workshops that start in less than 32 hours from the time of booking. In the event you will be issued with a workshop voucher and asked to rebook for a future date.

Purchasing this item will ONLY reserve your workshop seat on your preferred date. In order to complete your order you may also need to purchase one of your preferred specimens.