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The Month In Fish Pictures "new Year’s Edition" March / April 2021!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Fish Taxidermy' started by Rick Krane, Mar 1, 2021.

  1. Rick Krane

    Rick Krane Fish Taxidermist/ Judge/ Sculptor/ Instructor

    The Month In Fish Pictures "New Year’s Edition" March / April 2021!!!!!!!

    A warm welcome from Hinsdale NH!

    A New year and new opportunities! A new install of the month in fish picture for all to enjoy! The shows will be started up again in some states even some in virtual settings! Just shows how passionate we are and resilient we are for the love of what we share!

    Don’t forget to call a friend and talk to folks about how they are doing import I think it is to do this especially during these days!

    Over the past decade’s a wealth of contributors and many great folks who take time to share in this great tradition! We all begin somewhere and all the learning and work hard that goes into the pursuit at being is what makes us the fish artists we become

    Why so we share your work!!!!! This tradition of the Month in Fish Pictures has always been a spot on the taxidermy.net where folks can and do come to show their work without criticism and hard comments! So, let’s remember to always keep it that way. As the moderator of this section, I do not get too involved with censorship not do I ever want too. So be respectful of all and remember we all have a long way to go and should be enjoying the processes!

    Thanks to all the friends sharing their gifts and talents! Inspiration in what we share is part of the friendliness and positive observations of fans of fish work. This is a great place to start in upward in direction of inspiration other with your work regardless of your skill level as a fish taxidermist or Fishcarver!

    You’re here reading because you want to be inspired to be the best Fishhead you can be! Always be thankful for your gifts of great passion and talent as an artist! It is a blessing to me for our lives to be joined from time to time to share and learn from one another so thank you for your great taxidermy work and your lives continue to be blessed with inspiration!!!!

    I want to personally say thank you for joining me each month for each installment of the Bi-Monthly in Fish Pictures to share in your successes and accomplishments! I have seen first-hand the great strides so many have made with beautiful fish work! Good for you and congratulations on your hard work!!!!

    A BIG thank all the great contributors who not only share their personal great talents and work but also rather give such positive inspiration to all of us!

    All levels of artists are welcome!!!! From beginners to the best in the world we all join in every month in a critique free and hassle-free string with nothing more than great artist and inspiring fish taxidermist and carves get together to share with one another their praise and inspiration of good will and friendship to one another. No egos just friendly folks who appreciate the efforts of others!

    I want to start the March/ Feb with Mr. Dave Carrol of Tillamook Oregon. Dave is all around taxidermy who wanted to add fish to his skill sets. I hope you enjoy the work of Mr. Dave Carroll.

    Can’t wait to see your beautiful fish work this segment! See you in May 2021! Be “SAFE” and be kind to one another!

    Spring will be here soon so here is to a great Spring 2021!!


    My Best

    Rick Krane

    www.AnglersArtistry.com

    Here is some photos form Dave Carrolls workshop...

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  2. Lance.G

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    Very nice! Love the chrome!
     

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    You know when you see a piece well done and that's one of them.
     
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    Very nice Carl
     
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  10. crablover

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    Very skilled painting Mud!
     
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  11. Mudbat

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    I think at 18 per inch it’s a good value( insert heavy sarcasm).
    I moved my new price to 30 per once I start taking new work. Got tired of working for 3 dollars a hour
     
  12. crablover

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    Mud, I mold my own fish if I don't have a mold in stock and charge 29.50 per inch from a stock mold or to make a new mold. I don't see how you can make any money charging less. When you add the time to properly paint and scale tip along with the process and materials to get to that point, even then the per inch charge seems low
     
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  13. Mudbat

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    That’s why I moved to 30. Each fish I do I loose money on these days. Once I start taking in new stuff I’ll maybe be able to make money on fish. That 31 in skinmount seeforellan cost that guy only 530. A freaking headache. Was a april caught fish and showed up with 30-40% of the scales already missing. Ive also started molding fish as well. Ah well live and learn.
     
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  14. Mudbat

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    19in skinmount pinkie. Little pain in the ass! 0B0A27B0-D8D3-4C3E-9F9B-C12F2B6E8CAD.jpeg
     
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  15. Cole

    Cole Amateur Taxidermist

    Nice fish mudbat.

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  16. crablover

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    Excellent job Cole! very realistic bean work
     
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    You do by far my favorite northerns. Amazing work!
     
  18. Cole

    Cole Amateur Taxidermist

    Haha, thanks. One of these days I’ll get a good specimen to compete with. I’d love to pour a bunch of hours into one just to see what I could do w/ it. They are one of my favorite fishes.
     
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    42 in skinmount transitioning king

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    Nice job Mudbat I enjoy seeing skin mounts I appreciate the work and talent that goes into them.
     
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