That's a super, buggy looking collection--- it looks like a horde of alien invaders right out of a sci fi flick.
Really neat stuff!
Originally Posted by Pocono
I really like the effect that you got on the body; typical insect dark top / lighter underside.
Where can I look online to learn about weaving bodies? Something new for me.
There are a bunch of different weaves you can do. The late great Al Campbell has some neat stuff on the Fly Angler's OnLine site:
Al Campbell’s stuff on fly Anglers On Line:
Advanced Fly Tying - Fly Angler's OnLine - Part 1"
Hook Weave EZ Stone- Advanced Fly Tying - Fly Angler's OnLine - Part 2"
Woven Hackle Flies-Advanced Fly Tying - Fly Angler's OnLine - Part 3"
Granny Weave Stonefly-Advanced Fly Tying - Fly Angler's OnLine - Part 4"
and here's a neat article from Hatches: