Sunday, 4 May 2014

Velvet Dragonfly Nymph

Velvet Dragonfly Nymph

Material list:

Deer Creek Micro Velvet Rope
Curve Nymph Hool
Lead Wire
3M Surgical tape
Mono eye
Pheasant tail knot legs
Deer Creek Diamond Hard UV resin

Step by step tying instruction:

Prepare the thread base

Tie in lead wire to create the shape of the abdomen

Cover with tape and add in more lead wire

Getting the shape of the abdomen

Tie in the DC Micro Velvet Rope and apply some gel glue on both side

Wind in the Velvet rope, tie down at the hook eye

Tie in the mono eye, color the velvet rope with markers

Tie in a pair of Pheasant Tail knot leg

Tie down the fiber as legs and antenna

Dub in the dubbing material

Wind in the Velvet rope to create the head profile

Head profile ready

Tie down the Velvet rope near the last pair of leg, tie down the rope

Fold the Velvet rope to create a loop for the wing case

Tie down the velvet rope and trim finish

Cut the loop

Burn the rope

Color the thorax section with marker and drop some DC Diamond Hard UV resin

Color the eye and the Velvet Dragonfly Nymph is complete

Cheers.... Happy tying

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