Thursday, 14 May 2009

Aaaand we're back

After a little hiatus heres some things to have a gander at...

The guys over at It Nice got taxidermist and sculpture Jazmine Miles-Long to do a little talk running through the process of stuffing and remodeling a pheasant. Check it out by following the link below (also is a link to her website - well worth a look).

In other news, illustrator and Skinfull co-founder Natalia Thorpe has just launched her website featuring all her brilliant work. And that can be found here:


Tuesday, 10 March 2009

Booth Museum

I spent the afternoon wandering around the Booth Museum listening to Will Oldham today. Tuesday afternoons don't get much better...

Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Crazy creatures

I found these in Germany in a tourist spot at the bottom of the Black Mountains, they are something to do with German folklore but I can't remember what exactly. Anyway, brilliant bits of animals sewn to other animals.

Monday, 16 February 2009

A Day in the Life

"You wash the skin, just like you would a shirt. I normally use Daz, I think."

Grabbed a nice little article off the Guardian website talking to taxidermist Kim McDonald. He gives the basic day to day activities and views of a taxidermist and comes off as a very nice and funny chap. Check 'im:

Friday, 13 February 2009

Photographer Matt Shallenberger has got a nice little ongoing series documenting taxidermy over on his site. If you're also into the living, breathing side of wildlife then the 'zoo' series is well worth a look at too.

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Rat party!!

Tuesday, 10 February 2009


Remember these? 1980's bears that turned inside out to make another bear. Or even Ware Bears? Bears that seemed sweet but then had evil hidden features. Well here's the modern day taxidermy version of a popple, half small dog and half cat.