At our Taxidermy School, learn How to Mount
Welcome to the Gunsmoke School of Taxidermy, located in Craig, Colorado. This is a great opportunity for you to learn the art of taxidermy. Our 3-week course is designed specifically for the student wanting to learn how to mount Big Game animals.
Our Goal over the 3-week period is to have you mount 3 Big Game Heads and an Antler mount. You are free to choose the species you would like to mount or specialize in. You will learn all aspects of mounting including:
We will also show you how to make your own glues and maches - more money savers! Other subjects covered in class include:
Our Typical class hours will be Mon.-Fri. 8:00-5:00 and Sat. 8:00 to midday. This is a very challenging, but rewarding course!
The Gunsmoke School of Taxidermy is also the home of a professional Taxidermy Studio known as
Gunsmoke Taxidermy. The studio consists of a new 2400 sq. ft. building with ample work space & showroom.
Cost for the 3-week course is $3,600. A 25% deposit will secure your enrollment to class. Class size is
limited so we can give each student the attention they deserve. The remaining balance will be due on the first day of
class. 50% of your deposit will be refunded if you cancel no less than 30 days prior to the start of class. If you cancel
less than 30 days prior to class, your deposit is non-refundable.
2019 Class Dates
Dean Malizia - Instructor
Please contact us with any questions or details about the course!
We hope you will choose the Gunsmoke School of Taxidermy for your opportunity to learn this exciting art form.