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Eyes

In the wild

Paul

The whole feather

A small production

Inspiration

Perfect eyes

Pretty good looking

Step 1 - thread

Step 2 - flash

Step 3 - position flash

Step 4 - one mallard feather

Step 5 - tail/thorn

Step 6 - tail in place

Step 7 - trim

Step 8 - dubbing

Step 9 - eye support

Step 10 - eyes

Step 11 - tie in eyes

Step 12 eyes done

Step 13 - more dubbing

Step 14 - dub

Step 15 - prepare the feather

Step 16 - tie in

Step 17 - ready to wrap

Step 18 - pull barbs

Step 19 - wrap

Step 20 - form head

Step 21 - cut thread

Step 22 - pull hackle

Step 23 - add LCR

Step 24 - cure

Step 25 - more LCR

Step 26 - trim flash

Done

Gadwall

Mallard

Teal

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