a fish mount's "aliveness" is expressed
through body shape,
motion, environment, and color.
you will learn
fish measuring, skinning, tanning,
hand-carving of custom forms,
eye-setting, mounting, and presentation.
you will learn how to
perform each of these steps with precision
in order to create a perfect foundation
for the final airbrushing.
everything "shows" on a fish,
no amount of creative positioning of feathers or combing of fur
can hide a
mistake on a fish!
however, the payoff for the high
degree of technical knowledge required,
and that you will gain,
is a finished fish mount
with subtle color,