“Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides”

Lao tzu
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Established in 2014, Moth Studios is a contemporary taxidermist’s workspace and gallery based in Newcastle, North East England.

Founder, Sherene Scott has a background in fine art and art history and explores the beauty and preservation of death in the forms of contemporary taxidermy, entomology and anatomical illustration.

Services

Taxidermy Classes

Beginner taxidermy classes offer an introduction to taxidermy.

Participants are tutored in skinning, preparing, manequin making, mounting techniques and aftercare.

 

*Private tutoring available upon request.

Entomology Classes

Beginner entomology classes offer an introduction to butterfly pinning.

Participants will be tutored in specimen rehydration, relaxing, pinning techniques & aftercare.

 

*Private tutoring available upon request.

For Sale

We sell artwork via our studio, Etsy site & also take on commissions.

If you would like a special something made for a friend, family member or for yourself. Commissions can be taxidermy or insect related or both combined.

*Price upon request. 

 

Hire & Styling

All artworks and objects inside of Moth Studios including taxidermy, pinned insects, frames, domes and antiques are available to hire.

We also offer styling services for special events.

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*Price upon request

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