Category Archive: Paint Schedules

Golden Trout Paint Schedule

In 1992, Jeff Lumsden of Everette, Washington accomplished something only a handful of artists can claim, when he was awarded the coveted Judges’ Choice Best of Show at the World Taxidermy Championships with a beautiful chum salmon, winning him TWO gold Akeley medallions. Jeff has been one of the leading fish taxidermists of our day, …

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Bluegill (Bream) Paint Schedule

It’s hard to believe that three decades have passed since Breakthrough first started publishing a series of taxidermy instructional manuals. The first book in this series was “The Breakthrough Encyclopedia of Fish Painting” and the very first edition came in a large, tan three-ring binder, with all of the paint schedules printed on individual card …

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Chain Pickerel Paint Schedule

As amazing as it seems, just ten short years ago in 2003, there were no smart phones, no tablets, and no photos posted in the Taxidermy Net Forums. If you wanted a paint schedule for a fish, you actually had to find one printed on a piece of paper! During this time, WASCO would occasionally …

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Brown Trout Paint Schedule

Ten years ago, a talented fish taxidermist from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania burst upon the competition scene winning top awards at virtually every contest he entered. Frank Kotula made a name for himself with his extraordinary lifelike paint jobs, in which he was among the first fish artists to think outside the box and use multiple media, …

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Black Crappie Paint Schedule

Looking over the internet traffic reports for the first year of Ken’s Corner, I have noticed that fish painting schedules are quite popular. Reprinted from 2001’s “North American Taxidermy News”, here is a classic set of instructions for painting a black crappie originally written by fish artist extraordinaire, Tom Sexton of Iowa. It is also …

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