In this book, Bob addresses the artistic and creative elements of fish carving composition. He examines 16 carvings, breaking down each one and identifying different design elements.
He explains the ideas behind the carvings and offers tips on good (and Bad) composition choices. 16 pages of color photographs. 20 pages. By Bob Berry
Book includes 8.5″ pattern, Landscaping diagram, Scaling diagram, and a full-size color illustration. 18 pages. Spiral bound.
This is the best book on the subject. This easy to understand book guides and teaches you how to really paint brown trout. Includes paint schedules Typical, Loch Leven, German Brown, Silvery Bright, and Brown color phases.
Airbrush and hand brush techniques, and which works best, and when. Learn from detailed color application steps. Blending, layering, transitions, acute angled airbrushing, spot patterns and hand painting details that are proven to get the results you want. 21 information-packed pages. Spiral bound.
No more guesswork and uncertainty when it comes to choosing habitat. With just these few pieces, you have lots of combinations to choose from and you can carve with confidence, knowing your habitat is from the right reef!
30 pages. Spiral bound. By Bob Berry
6-Pack includes pattern, color illustration, paint schedule and carving tips for a Bird Wrasse, Reef Triggerfish, Hawaiian Squirrelfish, Bluestripe Butterflyfish, Schooling Bannerfish and a Hawaiian Sergeant. For beginning and intermediate skill levels. Perfect for adding variety and interest to your reef fish carving.
Yet another 6-pack of favorites without repeats from TROUT PATTERNS I or TROUT PATTERNS II. Includes six full size, fold-out “patterns you can trust” of a Apache trout, Colorado River cutthroat trout, two brown trout, and two rainbow trout. Also includes 2 pages of color reference illustrations. 9 pages. Spiral bound.
Another 6-pack of carvers’ favorites. No repeat patterns from TROUT PATTERNS I. Includes six full size, fold-out “patterns you can trust” of a Snake River cutthroat, brook trout, Gila trout, bull trout, and two brown trout, plus 2 pages of color reference illustrations. 9 pages. Spiral bound.
6-Pack includes pattern, paint schedule, color illustration and carving tips for a Banded Butterflyfish, Blue Chromis, Graysby, Bluehead Wrasse, Barred Hamlet and a Whitespotted Filefish. Also included are tips on composition and presentation. Perfect for beginning and intermediate skilled carvers.
Six fish including a Cortez Rainbow Wrasse, Leather Bass, Scythe Butterflyfish, Barber Fish, Pacific Boxfish and Three-banded Butterflyfish from Baja California that can be used together in a variety of combinations for decorative reef fish carvings. For beginning and intermediate carvers, these brightly colored and interesting fish would be great choices as a secondary species on a larger reef carving.
Each fish comes with a pattern, paint schedule and carving tips and ideas. Discover the world of reef fish carving! By Bob Berry