Moth for Wall Art


A friend found this beauty dead on the sidewalk outside his store. It was in perfect condition so he asked me to mount it up for him. I used to dabble in entomology back in my younger days so I gave it a shot! What do you think?
Here is the mounting process:
-Make sure moth is fully dead by placing it in a bottle with a cotton swabs of rubbing alcohol
-Place moth in a tupperware with damp paper towels for a couple days to loosen up the joints
-Use pins, Styrofoam, and strips of paper to form up the wings (have to use precise locations to prevent tearing the wing)
-Let it set for a couple days to dry out and then place it in a case.
Final display
Mounting the wings
moth next to an iPhone5 for size reference

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