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WE ARE LICENSED BY THE TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION CAREER SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES.


2 WEEK COURSE - 80 hours - $2,500.00

Our Basic Two Week course includes all the specimens, forms, supplies, tools and equipment needed to complete this course. During our two week program, our students will receive a working knowledge in the following areas:

Breakdown/Fleshing: Students will be taught the techniques of skinning the animal, breakdown and separate the cape and horns from the skull, to flesh the hide and ready the hide for tanning.

Anatomy: Students will be taught the basic knowledge of each specimens anatomy.

Tanning: Students will be taught various techniques in salting and tanning various hides.

Measurements/Form Selections: Students will be taught the measuring techniques and form selections for various specimens.

Board/Antler Mount: Students will mount one Board/Antler Mount and be taught the various techniques of mounting various specimens.

Texas Skull Mount: Each student will mount one Texas Skull Mount and be taught the techniques of whitening and preserving the skull.

Painting/Detailing: Students will be taught the correct colors to use and the various techniques for air brushing and the importance of detailing and specializing your mounts.

Game Laws/Business Management: Students will receive a lecture on all taxidermy related state and federal laws from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden. Each student will be taught how to start a business with marketing strategies and business/tax laws. Each student will learn how to manage their business for continued success.

Whitetail Shoulder Mount: Each student will mount one Whitetail Deer. This includes breakdown, fleshing, tanning, measuring, form selection, setting horns, eyes, ears, air brushing, detail work and finishing.


*NOTE: ALL SPECIMENS YOU MOUNT ARE YOURS TO KEEP!

5 WEEK COURSE - 200 hours - $5,600.00

Our Extensive Five Week Course includes all specimens, forms, supplies, tools, and equipment you will need to complete this course. During this course, students will receive a working knowledge in the following areas:

Breakdown/Fleshing: Students will be taught the techniques of skinning the animal, breakdown and separate the cape and horns from the skull, to flesh the hide and get it ready for tanning.

Anatomy:  Students will be taught the basic knowledge of each specimens anatomy.

Tanning: Students will be taught various techniques in salting and tanning various hides.

Measurements/Form Selection: Students will be taught the proper measuring and form selection for various specimens.

Board/Antler Mount: Each student will mount one Board/Antler Mount and be taught the different techniques for mounting various specimens.

Texas Skull Mount: Each student will mount one Texas Skull Mount and be taught the techniques of whitening and preserving the skull.

Painting/Detail: Students will be taught the basic techniques and correct color selection for air brushing various specimens. Which will include your birds, fish and all fur bearing animals.

Whitetail Shoulder Mount: Each student will mount one Whitetail Deer which includes breakdown, fleshing, tanning, measuring, form selection, eyes, ears, air brushing, detail and finishing work.

Full Body/Fur Tanning: Each student will be taught the techniques of tanning various full body fur bearing animals.

Form Modification: Students will be taught the techniques on modifying forms for various specimens and sizes.

Open Mouth/Jaw Sets: Students will be taught the different options for various specimens on open mouth and jaw settings.

Base Habitat Making: Students will be taught the various techniques of choosing the correct Base/Habitat for Full Body Mounts, Birds and Fish.

Small Mammal Pedestal: Students will be required to mount one small mammal pedestal mount and be taught the various techniques of mounting small mammals.

Fish: Students will be taught the various techniques of mounting one fish of their choosing, which includes the various techniques of completing a reproduction mount, painting, detailing and habitat making.

Waterfowl/Upland Birds: Each student will be taught the advanced techniques of mounting one Waterfowl or Upland Bird, which includes, skinning, feather placement, form selection, painting, mounting, base making, detail and finishing work and habitat making.

Full Body Mount: Students will be taught advanced techniques on mounting a full body specimen, which includes skinning/breakdown, fleshing, tanning, form selection, eyes, ears, open mouth and or jaw sets, detailing, base/habitat making, mounting and finishing work and habitat making.

Game Laws/Business Management: Students will receive a lecture on all Taxidermy related state and federal laws from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Warden. Students will be taught how to start their business along with marketing strategies and business/tax laws. Each student will learn how to manage their business for continued success.

NEW INDIVIDUAL COURSE OFFERINGS

1 WEEK WATERFOWL COURSE - 40 hours - $800.00

2 WEEK FULL BODY MOUNT COURSE - 80 hours - $1200.00

3 DAY REPRODUCTION FISH COURSE - 24 hours - $500.00

Our Individual Courses include all specimens, forms, supplies, tools, and equipment you will need to complete this course.

*NOTE: ALL SPECIMENS YOU MOUNT ARE YOURS TO KEEP!


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