A Message from Rest in Pieces:
For the safety of our staff and your fellow students, while inside our premises, we ask that you observe all health and safety measures requested by staff. Students should not attend classes if they are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 and/or if they have been advised to self-isolate.
Fox Shoulder Mount  Taxidermy

Fox Shoulder Mount Taxidermy

Intermediate Workshop


Rest in Pieces invites you to advance your existing taxidermy skills by completing your very own Fox Shoulder Mount! 

The class schedule will be tailor-made for existing Rest in Pieces students who have completed the Intermediate Rabbit workshop.  This will ensure that we can help to grow your skills, build on your existing knowledge base and teach you new taxidermy techniques.  

If you have existing taxidermy experience that you have learned outside of Rest in Pieces, please email us and send us photos of your work so that we can get an understanding of your skill base. 

Throughout the personalised tutoring we will provide you with the specimen, all the tools necessary to complete your piece, you will have access to all our hardware, lunch and beverages. At the end of the program you will walk away with your own gorgeous fox shoulder mount. 

Day 1

- Skin Preparation 

- Splitting and Turning 

- Test Fitting 

- Form Preparation

- Creation of Ear Liners 


Day 2 

- Clay Work 

- Eye Placement 

- Mounting 

- Tucking and Pinning 

- Demonstration on Finishing Work


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What you will learn

  • How to create a fox shoulder mount

What you will get

  • A gorgeous piece to take home
  • A wealth of knowledge

What to bring

  • We will take care of everything

What to wear

Dress in layers to suit a Melbourne warehouse climate

Appropriate for

Intermediate students who have complete the Rabbit workshop

Rest in Pieces

(534 Reviews)

Taxidermy - Taxis 'arrangement' + Derma 'skin'

Natalie Delaney-John has travelled far and wide to learn the art of taxidermy and has been mentored by some of the world's best and most awarded taxidermists. She is the proud founder of Rest in Pieces, which launched Australia's first taxidermy workshops, conducts talks, demonstrations and now sells DIY kits so that you can learn this beautiful art in the comfort of your own home.

Since 2016, the Rest in Pieces team has expanded further into the 'dying arts', offering new classes and workshops aimed at preserving and presenting natural specimens. 

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5.0 (1 review)
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15 Nov 2022
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a credit note.

If you can't attend the class:

  • A refund can be requested 14 days before class starts. An admin fee of AU$50.00 applies.
  • A transfer can be requested 14 days before the class starts. An admin fee of AU$10.00 applies.
  • A credit note can be requested 14 days before the class starts. An admin fee of AU$10.00 applies.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Rest in Pieces or organised by Rest in Pieces must agree to these terms and conditions:


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Rest in Pieces.


I agree to give Rest in Pieces unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Rest in Pieces classes and events or on Rest in Pieces' premises. (For use of Rest in Pieces marketing materials).


See refund section.


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit. Class cancellations may occur where necessary, for example where class bookings do not meet minimum numbers.

5.) COVID-19

Students agree not to attend classes if they are exhibiting any symptoms of COVID-19 and/or if they have been advised to self-isolate in line with government restrictions. 

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