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Custom wolf headdress for sale. This was a $1,500+ project but the commissioner failed to complete payments and was generally just hard to deal with. Selling for $800.00 (reduced from$900.00) to recoup losses. 

This is a beautiful wolf with a perfect serene expression on its face and thick timber brown winter fur. Has front feet and claws! 

Payment plans are available! Please contact me directly through Etsy for more details

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This is a ‘blind’ wolf headdress I created for a customer. It was a fun wolf to work with and has some of the most beautiful markings I’ve ever seen on a black/silver specimen.

The issue, though, is that the customer has not paid for this commission, and I have not been able to reach them in over a year. I held on to it, hoping that maybe they’d get back to me eventually, but I’m done waiting.

I need the money. My truck’s break system is literally screaming for repairs, I have some hunting gear to pay off, and a bunch of art projects that I need to finish but which I’m unable to work on until I get more supplies.

So I’m selling this wolf to the first person who wants it. Asking supply and labor cost only. I’m not trying to make a profit on this. I just want my money back so I can my life and business back into sway. $960.00 shipped. 

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The infamous Cheetah that Daniel M. mounted after many taxidermists told him the skin would turn into ‘cheetah soup’ after it was rehydrated because it was a 70 year old pelt.   It managed to hold up hydration and was mounted up.  It was featured in a previous issue of Breakthrough magazines.

Its important that with mountable skins that they must be stored properly in order to make sure the tan holds up as well as getting it tanned properly.  If I recall this skin was in a museum freezer as a dry tan all those years.

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Meet the “beefalo” - a hybrid between a wild bison and a domestic cow. These animals are often bred not merely for novelty, but also because they are heartier in cold weather, don’t suffer from many diseases that normal stock are susceptible to, and because they produce leaner meat than their domestic counterparts. 

I actually started looking into these guys because I purchased a strange pelt on Craigslist last weekend that looked, from the listing photos, to be an abnormally-dark buffalo hide. But when I saw the skin in person, it was clear this was not the case. The hide had characteristics of both domestic cow and wild bison, and because I’d heard of beefalo before without having done much research on the breed, I decided to look into a bit more in-depth. 

Bingo. The skin looks like a blackish-brown bison skin with a ‘mane’ and everything, but the hair is a bit more coarse and wiry than you’d expect from a full-blooded bison. The seller initially thought the pelt was from an enormous black bear, to give you an idea as to what kind of fur this thing has. I’ll have to snap some photos of it tomorrow when I’ve got better light.

For now, enjoy the novelty of these amazing hybrids. 

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Warrior - 2015

I finished it! Finally. I could have posted it earlier but I made a friend correct it to be sure the english was ok, and I made some touch up.

It’s far away from perfect. I already see errors that could have been avoided, and I could have planned a bit more and restructured it plenty, but the main goal of this comic was just for me to dive in and have some fun, and to get stuff out of my chest, and I’m glad I did it. I’m really glad.

Let’s just hope there’s gonna be more! (and please don’t bash me too hard if you see noob mistakes oTL)