2005 Scale Detailing Techniques with Jeff Compton
Several different methods for creating scale detail on fish carvings are demonstrated by World Champion Fish Carver Jeff Compton of Minnesota. In this live demonstration, Jeff uses blocks of wood to shows carving scales, scribing scales, burning scales and rolling scale patterns for use with different species and different areas of the fish. He also explains laying out scale patterns, scale anatomy, using study casts, lighting for scale detailing, and also covers some fin ray detailing as well. Recorded live at the 2005 World Fish Carving Championships. Approximate running time: 1:33.