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Caity Serva

6 monthes ago   |   By Advanced Sculpture

Pomeranian Skin Rug 2018 2" x 18" x 2'
Yarn, plastic mesh
I think taxidermy is a strange art form but even stranger are the people who decide to decorate their homes with these dead animals. I am interested in the distinction between which animals are decorative to have in your home, like a deer head mounted on the wall or a bear-skin rug, and which would be taboo, like a mounted cat or a dog-skin rug. In this project I wanted to explore a fur-making technique and see how realistic I could make the fur so that later I can experiment with making faces, paws, and ears.
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