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I Use Eye Surgery Scissors, Forceps And Scalpels To Carve Feathers
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I Use Eye Surgery Scissors, Forceps And Scalpels To Carve Feathers

I create this art because I want people to see the world in new ways. I feel successful when people see my art or read my book and say, “I will never see feathers and birds in the same way.”

Like any artist, I want to capture an essence of life in my work. I am fortunate in this because each shed feather retains an essence of the bird it came from. These shed feathers are gifts from the birds that grew them, many of which are alive and well. All my feathers are legal to use, collected from private aviaries and zoos.

I want to honor feathers and the birds they came from by keeping their natural shapes and colors. Since feathers are three-dimensional, I set them apart from their backgrounds, which allows shadows to participate in the final designs. Feather sizes and colors are limited, which makes using their shapes and the cutouts critical to each piece’s final unity of design.

I use eye surgery scissors, forceps and scalpels to carve the feathers.

More info: featherfolio.com

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MarleneEroParker
Community Member
7 years ago

This is incredible!! Such tedious work and soo rewarding. Beautiful!!

Community Member
7 years ago

Thank you, I am grateful that my work is appreciated.

canvaschamp
Community Member
7 years ago

You deserve more appreciations though here are very less comments which is surprising for me. Anyway thanks for sharing this Amazing art!

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SavannahWinn
Community Member
7 years ago

How do you keep them from falling apart? Paint them clear first? glue?

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MarleneEroParker
Community Member
7 years ago

This is incredible!! Such tedious work and soo rewarding. Beautiful!!

Community Member
7 years ago

Thank you, I am grateful that my work is appreciated.

canvaschamp
Community Member
7 years ago

You deserve more appreciations though here are very less comments which is surprising for me. Anyway thanks for sharing this Amazing art!

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SavannahWinn
Community Member
7 years ago

How do you keep them from falling apart? Paint them clear first? glue?

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