Taxidermy (from the Greek for arrangement of skin) is the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals (especially vertebrates) for display (e.g., as hunting trophies or museum display) or for other sources of study (like species identification) or simply the preservation of a beloved pet. Taxidermy can be done on all vertebrate species of animals, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. This past year I… Continue reading Taxidermy Art & Science.
First of all it is the end of November! Apologies for being late with this link on the nano-blog, but here it is! Please take a moment to don your headphones and give this latest instalment a listen, and a heart! Even a comment on the Soundcloud site- you can add comments within the track… Continue reading cyber links & sales
Finally fired up the prototype Oven (Icelandic: Ofn) and everything was going smoothly… around 800f the kiln shelf cracked. Thankfully I had set it on a tripod configuration so everything remained stable. The pyrometer seemed to have difficulties at certain temps or staying on. Not sure what was up there- need to check the booklet that… Continue reading Raku ofn finally fired up!