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Finally blue ribbons!!!

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Artie mags, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. Artie mags

    Artie mags New Member

    Well I made to the next level received my first blue ribbons an a best in category for this entry in the Gsta convention
    To me it's not so much the ribbon but more the score sheet and critiques over the last few years that mean the most to
    Me. The advice I have received from different judges I have applied and it has worked for me. I thank them all for helping me better my work and pushing me to take it higher. Fred Barilla was the first judge to really help me out I owe a huge thanks to him! For this piece I owe a thanks to Mike Vernelson for being there when u had a question about sculpting this tree! He was a huge help. The critique I received at this years show from Bryan Epply will go a long way. His seminar was incredible and his knowledge of whitetail I will apply to my mounts starting tomorrow!!!! Thanks everyone!!!

  2. verne

    verne Well-Known Member

    That`s GREAT ! ;)

  3. good job
  4. wvboy4444

    wvboy4444 Member

  5. rogerswildlife

    rogerswildlife Rogers Wildlife Taxidermy Tommy Rogers

    Great job
  6. Naturesway07

    Naturesway07 New Member

  7. tjl1625

    tjl1625 New Member

    Congrats buddy I've talked Bryan a few times
    He lives fairly close to me he's gave me a few tips for comp
    Mounts he really knows his stuff
  8. Congratulations! Got any more photos?
  9. Artie mags

    Artie mags New Member

    I haven't taken any pics other pics of my piece I will and ill post a few
  10. NJTrapper

    NJTrapper Member

    That's what she said! ha, Ha, Good job Artie. Congrats on the ribbons.
  11. Artie mags

    Artie mags New Member

    This she we speak of said a lot this weekend!!! Lol thanks R! Definitely hit me up when you come down to LBI we 'll have a drink
  12. Steven Klee

    Steven Klee Steven Klee Studios

  13. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

  14. Jerry Huffaker

    Jerry Huffaker Well-Known Member

    Congrats Artie
  15. Once again Artie great job!
  16. critterstuffr

    critterstuffr New Member

    Great job. Set a goal and achived it says alot.
  17. Artie mags

    Artie mags New Member

    Thanks everyone.I still have many goals left to attain.I will always keep learning and one day Ill get to the world show but for now back to work LOL!
  18. Brian W

    Brian W Well-Known Member

    Congrats.....good feeling that at the very least motivates you to be even better........
  19. GySgt401

    GySgt401 New Member

    Artie that was is a beautiful mount !! And well earned blue !!
    Dave Whitney
  20. JerseyJays

    JerseyJays Well-Known Member

    great job again artie! well deserved! congrats!