2009 Workshops Anglers Artistry is now booking the 2009 One on One workshop! Join the talented family of Anglers Artistry Taxidermists who share in the same enthusiasm and passion for Fish Taxidermy as you. The One on One workshop is what I provide and have for the past 2 decades. Learning in this environment of One on One gives you and me the opportunity to truly focus and concentrate on your goals in a completely custom environment with no distractions. Described as intense, fun, and rewarding this knowledge based hands on workshop is geared for the motivated individuals both beginner and national competitor alike, who have the desire to learn how to achieve fish art at a higher level of quality. Traditional skin mounts, to custom molding and reproductions fish work you will have the comfort and time to learn the most advanced fish techniques in the industry today. As a leader in the taxidermy community and the owner of the premier fish training studio, it is and has been my commitment to push the envelope by creating and innovating new and more efficient methods of learning and better understanding that translates in to success for you. As an award winning Taxidermist with a professional education in fishery biology, my goal is to provide you the best environment to learn in so that you will leave here with a eye opening understanding not only of taxidermy skills and techniques as it relates to fish, but of fish so that you will take your work to the highest level you can! Industry setting cutting edge innovation for 2 decades of teaching practice has helped produce State, National and World championships for some past Anglers Artistry family members along with having a great enjoyment and satisfaction for your own work! From the complete beginner to the most advanced competitive taxidermist Anglers Artistry will make a custom workshop to meet your needs and help you achieve your goals! Every workshop is designed to provide you a stress free, fun atmosphere while learning how to achieve the highest quality fish techniques. Each and every member of the Anglers Artistry family is just that a part of a big family! Many past members have taken full opportunity of making friends across the country with other Anglers members. I mention this, as this over the years has become a true part of the post workshop experience. Sharing information, fish and friendship along with networking for great outdoor adventures make this aspect of Anglers Artistry notable! Here are some of the custom one on one options for the 2009 workshop services: • 1-30 day workshop custom classes • Skin mounts real and custom parts open gills workshops • Reproduction workshops • Painting workshops • Anatomy and custom carving pedestal mount workshops • Casting and mold making workshops • Design and competition habitat workshops • Special wood carvers workshops All workshops are totally custom to you and only your needs! Room and board is available at the farm nestled in the mountains of beautiful New England. Generous meals and lots of fun go hand and hand with your workshops. We never watch a clock or charge by the hour. You time is your time we will work until the day is done! In a 10-day workshop most students can fish up to 4 fish. We offer combination workshop with reproductions and skin mounts. Your workshop is recorded in digital photos for you along with great value of additional take home material as part of your workshop. I’m Rick Krane and I take my reputation as one of the premier leaders in fish instruction seriously. I have dedicated myself over the past 2 decades to becoming the best teacher I can be. A full time studio and full time teacher in fish taxidermy, I will take your goals and reputation as seriously as my very own! There are many choices today and some wonderful teachers for some to look over and to spend their time and money with to learn taxidermy. We are not all born with equal talent, so choose a great teacher who can teach all levels of talent and ability to reach the most you have in you! Thanks you for taking your time to read this information and considering Anglers Artistry as your choice to learn fish taxidermy! My very best to you! Rick Krane Anglers Artistry Here are several pictures of this past years workshop participants and Top Award winners from 2008 and the beautiful work they completed over the past 12 months. Please take the time and enjoy the work of folks just like you who took the first step! The Anglers Artistry 2008 Student workshops participants! Mr. Travis Jones Sea Board, North Carolina Mr. Mike Meszaros of Lloyd Minster, Saskatchewan, Canada Mr. Jimmy Lawrence Bedford, Iowa Mr. Chuck Dore Concord, New Hampshire Mr. Rick Dunlap Buckhannon, West Virginia Mr. Chuck Morrow McClellandtown, Pennsylvania Mr. Dwayne Pitman Linden, North Carolina Mr. Dan Smithgal Comstock Park, Michigan [IM G]http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u236/RKrane04/DSC_0263.jpg[/IMG] Mr. Kyle Fleet Byron Center, Michigan Michigan workshop Mr. Joe Miles Allegan, Michigan Mr. Randal Waits Mount Morris, Michigan MI Mr. Charlie Walker Holland, Michigan Mr. Mike Bush Allegan, Michigan Mr. Terry Weick Hopkins, Michigan Mr. Brad Jones Cicero, Indiana Mr. Travis Peterson Ketchikan, Alaska Mr. Scott Sheehan Tewksbury, Massachusetts Mr. Eddie Casas Manvel, TX Mr. John Nelson Townsend, Massachusetts Upcoming November December Students Mr. Shawn Cantwell Cummington, Massachusetts Mr. Pat McGuder Carson City, Nevada Mr. Martin Green Victoria, Australia Mr. Gary Powell Spring Creek, Nevada I take great pride in the personal accomplishments of the motivated and hard drive talented Taxidermist who are members of the Anglers Artistry family! This years 2008 list of Anglers Artistry family members Top Award Winners Mr. Bill Willis Edmore, MI Best of Show Professional Fish Ohio Taxidermy Association Mr. Chad See Elkins, West Virginia. West Virginia Taxidermy Association BOC cold water Masters Mr. Cory Foth Peabody, Kansa Best of Show KS First place Bass Mr. Corey Logo Greenville, Pennsylvania, Virginia Taxidermy Association BOC Warm and cold water Professional West Virginia Taxidermy Association Mr. Jimmy Lawrence Bedford, Iowa. First Best of Category, Star Fish award Best reproduction Fish IA, Missouri taxidermy Association First Place best of category. Mr. Paul Czarnecki Waterford, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Taxidermy Association Best Of category Best fish McKenzie Award Best fish Masters, Ohio Taxidermy Association Best of Show Fish Masters Championship Medallion best Fish Mr.Terry Weick Hopkins, Michigan Best of Show the Wisconsin Taxidermy Association, Best of Show the Michigan Taxidermy Association, First Place Maters Ohio Taxidermy Association Funny picture of a very talented taxidermist!