2007 Composition and Design with Simon Blackshaw and Paul Thiesing
World Show Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and multiple World Champion fish carver and taxidermist Simon Blackshaw of the Netherlands is joined by Paul Thiesing of New York, a world-class carver and flat artist. In this dual lecture and PowerPoint presentation, these two talented artists explain the mechanics and theories of artistic composition and design, and how to incorporate them into your carvings, mounts, and flat art. Using diagrams and examples, they explain proven methods for enhancing your artwork for maximum appeal. Simon even explains how to improve your chances of appearing on the cover of Breakthrough Magazine! Recorded live at the 2007 World Fish Carving Championships. Approximate running time: 1:24.