Please join us for a workshop dedicated to chipmunk taxidermy. Students will learn the basic taxidermy skinning and mounting processes hands-on. All materials - including an ethically sourced specimen, professional taxidermy mannequin form, and glass eyes - will be provided for each student. Each students will leave the class with their own finished taxidermy chipmunk. Students are encouraged to bring miniature props if they'd like to decorate their piece; a select amount of mini clothes, dollhouse props as well as wood bases, acorns, pine cones, moss, etc will be provided free of charge by the instructor to those interested. Students can choose between making a 5 inch tall standing upright chipmunk or a chipmunk on all fours. Please use the drop-down menu to choose your class date. There are no refunds and no rescheduling for students who miss or cancel their class. Class size is limited to 4 students per class for each student to receive maximum step-by-step attention from the instructor to obtain the best end results. All classes are BYOB if you like. Glass domes to protect/encase your creation will be available at the class for $20. There is no video or audio recording allowed during class, but taking photos of your work and the taxidermy studio is permitted. Students age 13 and up are welcome to join, however those under age 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian when arriving at the class. Parents, family members, etc who are not paid students are unable to remain in the studio during the class. There are is a coffee shop, pizza, a park, etc 2-3 blocks away on Nassau Ave. For more info please visit our FAQ page.
Please note: This is an excellent beginner’s class. No former taxidermy experience is required. No harsh or dangerous chemicals are used. Everyone will be provided with gloves. All animals are disease free and were already deceased, no specimens are killed for the sake of taxidermy. For questions, email us through the contact page.
Gift certificates: Please use the class date drop-down menu to choose the gift certificate option. You will be emailed a PDF gift certificate with a one year expiration date from date of purchase. The recipient can then look at the class calendar and email us to confirm the class date they wish to attend. The value of the gift certificate can alternately be put towards any other type of class.