2011 Workshops Anglers Artistry is now booking the 2011 One on One Workshops! It is time for you to join the talented family of Anglers Artistry Taxidermists who share in the same enthusiasm and passion for Fish Taxidermy as you for successfully creating custom fish work! The Custom One on One workshop is what I provide and have for the past 2 decades. Learning in this environment of a Custom One on One personal workshop gives you and I the opportunity to truly focus and concentrate on your personal and professional goals as a fish artist in a completely custom environment! Described as “invaluable, intense, fun, and personally rewarding”, this knowledge based intimate hands on workshop is geared for the motivated individuals both beginner and National competitor alike, who have the drive and desire to learn how to achieve fish art at a higher level of quality! From the traditional skin mounts fish, to a workshop of custom molding and reproduction fish work, you will have the comfort and time to learn the most advanced fish techniques in the industry today based on your goals. As a leader in the Professional Taxidermy community and the owner of the premier fish-training studio, it is and has been my commitment to push the envelope by creating higher standards of innovative and unique ways of training for more efficient methods of learning for your better understanding of fish taxidermy! My relentless effort of being a better teacher translates into your personal satisfaction and success! As an award winning Taxidermist and World renown fish Judge, when combined with this practical experience throw in the academically and professionally educated background in fisheries biology, then the ground work is set for my commitment for your education in the art and beauty of fish Taxidermy as it known today! Simply my goal as an educator is to provide you the best environment to learn in so that you will leave Anglers Artistry with a eye opening understanding not only the art of fish taxidermy as it pertains to skills and techniques but as it relates to live fish, so that you will take your work to the highest level you can! Along with my wife Kathie who has a Masters degree in education we are both working hard every day to provided you the opportunity to experience cutting edge innovation and teaching practice that 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 and surpass your own goals! The Goal is that every workshop is designed to provide you an opportunity for a stress free, fun atmosphere while learning how to achieve the highest quality techniques for your fish art. 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 examples of the custom One on One options for the 2011 workshop services: Each and every workshop is totally custom to you and only your needs! • A two or three day Weekend Workshops up to the most comprehensive 30 day custom fish Workshop offered! • Learn Traditional Skin mounted fish from start to finish!! Custom template making, Custom carved bodies, hand painted eyes, proper preservation real skins and custom molded parts including fins, heads and open gills workshops!!! • Custom Reproduction workshops; Custom molding/ casting with silicone and urethanes, all materials are included and provided as part of your workshop. • Painting workshops; learn to decode a fish color scheme while learning paint reproductions with great success!!! • Anatomy and custom carving pedestal mount workshops for Taxidermist and Wood Carvers alike! • Casting and mold making workshops for Museum Habitat displays! Learn to make rock and exceptional habitat displays!! • Composition and Design workshop competition habitat workshops!!! • Special Woodcarvers workshops; Geared for the Brother and Sister Wood Carvers!!! Learn Anatomy, fins placement as it is related to the kinesiology and movement of the fish! Learn custom molding and casting for your reference, and of coarse the art of paintwork!!