cut a piece of steel wire and add a pine needle to imitate the butt

build up a body with some random dubbing

now cut a strip of latex and use the back and forth segment method

continue building up the segments til satisfaction

now colour the body to the right imitation

take the pin/hook and build up the shape of a dragon fly head.

add legs, im using brass wire and build up the legs

now attach the body to the pin/hook and then build up a torax with some random dubbing

cover the torax with latex then add the wings, colour it some more

use the latex strip left over to build up upper torax, then whip finish, colour it some more and add varnish if you want.

congratulations you just made a realistic dragonfly

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