Rest in Pieces Taxidermy Workshop - HOBART

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Due to popular demand we are hitting the road and coming to Hobart. 

Rest in Pieces invites you to attend this very special, introductory Taxidermy Workshop. The course will take you on your own journey into this fascinating art form and will help you come to grips (literally!) with some of the techniques involved in creating taxidermy.

Throughout the day you will learn how to skin and preserve your little rat, as well as how to mount him into a beautiful but very greedy cheese fiend. Everything will be supplied on the day including your rat, all the necessary tools, an apron, snacks, lunch, great company, and your choice of wine, beer or soft drink which will be provided throughout. 

No previous taxidermy experience is necessary.

Would you like to book a take home kit for $100?

Workshop + kit contains the following:

- Frozen rat

- Tools for skinning and mounting your specimen

- Products for preservation

- List of instructions used on the day 

Please note: if you are flying in for the workshop and want a take home kit, you will need to have checked-in luggage as the sharp items will not be accepted in hand luggage.

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What you will learn
  • Get up close and hands-on with the art of taxidermy.
  • How to turn your specimen into a piece of art that is full of life and character!
  • The correct technique and process of skinning and preserving and mounting a standing specimen.
What you will get
  • Your own specimen to work on (of course, your creation is yours to take home at the end of the day!)
  • Lunch and Wine, Beer or Soft drink provided throughout
  • An amazing experience amongst like-minded people!

What to bring
  • Camera or camera phone
  • A strong tummy
What to wear

Dress in layers to suit a warehouse climate

Appropriate for

Adults with a curious mind. If you are under 18 please contact Nat to discuss prior to booking.

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24 September 2019 • Rest in Pieces Taxidermy Workshop - HOBART

Here’s hoping that this is not the last time that we see Rest in Pieces blow us away here in Hobart. What a great day! Nat is an amazing teacher. Step by step clear instructions, along with hilarious banter which had us all captivated, and in stitches. I’m completely besotted with my gorgeous little rat figure and am proud of myself for the achievement of her. It wasn’t all smooth sailing, it’s definitely a process to be appreciated for its complexity. Everyone should stuff a rat at least once, I believe. Kathryn Garlick. Hobart


24 September 2019 • Rest in Pieces Taxidermy Workshop - HOBART

Such an amazing day. Educational yet funny, Challenging yet achievable. Learn versatile skills and gain fascinating knowledge - both will be able to be applied broadly in future endeavours. LOVED IT & would highly recommend!