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New weathered log sculpture

Discussion in 'Habitat and Exhibit' started by George Dante, Jul 27, 2009.

  1. Hey guys,

    Here's a weathered log we just did for a client's mountain lion (another Mike Vernelson Original). The log's about 20" in diameter and maybe 5' long.

    This was another good lesson in clients willing to pay for good habitats. This was a new client who came in with a cat he had mounted out west and was very unhappy with the quality of the habitat the taxidermist gave him. He was so happy to learn he could get a log done, completely artificial, and built to his specs. He probably paid more for the log we did than he did for the cat. Lesson learned: Build it of quality and they will come. Now go out and sell them people!

    Enjoy!

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  2. Simply outstanding!
     

  3. scpol

    scpol Wholesale Bird Taxidermy....Fan of Mike & Harry

    That my friend is sick. Unbeilevable ;D
     
  4. HIGH HOPES

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    that looks awsome!!!!
     
  5. Great work! That looks so real it's crazy.
     
  6. BearB8

    BearB8 Active Member

    Outstanding I want a Tutorial
     
  7. CarlScroggins

    CarlScroggins Oct. 25 1985...It was a good day.

    X2 and 3! Awesome!!!
     
  8. DDavis

    DDavis Active Member

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    very nice work , outstanding
     
  9. hawkflyer

    hawkflyer I'm not short, I'm fun sized.

    wow
     
  10. Jon S

    Jon S Well-Known Member

    Amazing
     
  11. Bobbi Meyer

    Bobbi Meyer I luv to ride my tricycle, I luv to ride my trike

    whats that made out of, if you don't mind me asking?
    I really need to work on my habitat skills....one part of taxidermy I'm definitely lacking in.
     
  12. Jerry Huffaker

    Jerry Huffaker Well-Known Member

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    So how much are they?
     
  13. Joey Arender

    Joey Arender big mouth alert

    Sweet!!!!!
     
  14. RumRunner

    RumRunner Nicholas Dugas, (337) 205-1269

    thats frickin amazing. nice job
     
  15. Bobbi, that's all Polygem epoxie over an armature.
     
  16. Bobbi Meyer

    Bobbi Meyer I luv to ride my tricycle, I luv to ride my trike

    I'm gonna have to check that stuff out...do you have a link to a website that carries it?
     
  17. www.polygem.com
     
  18. BillFromPa

    BillFromPa Active Member

    Any one that hasn't had an opportunity to sit through one of George or Mikes habitat seminars are missing out. They are extremely talented guys! Very nice as always.
     
  19. Bobbi Meyer

    Bobbi Meyer I luv to ride my tricycle, I luv to ride my trike

    wonder how many gallons it took?
    Sculpted or was a mold of some sort used?
    I like how it looks dry.
     
  20. aztaxidermy

    aztaxidermy double lungsville bang'em n hang'em

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    that's insane awesome piece