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Owl Book Sculpture by wetcanvas Owl Book Sculpture by wetcanvas
So this has been in the back of my mind for quite a while now. I have a bit of a fascination with owls and wanted to try to create one. The book used was a bird watching manual. I didn't think it would end up being so large, but she had a mind of her own. The wing span is about 40". Each feather has been individually cut and applied. The body feathers are made from migratory maps, the wings, head, and tail feathers are made from the bird identification illustrations. There is a wire coming from the crown of the head to hang her up. I think I spent about 10 hours working, not so sure, it's hard to keep track. I'm going to try to send her a local library for a fundraising event they've invited me to participate in. I'm not sure how that will go because this really isn't my typical work. Fingers crossed they'll like her as much as I do and she'll get a lot of bids for them.
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AngelFromHungary Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I would like one in my room, hanging. :) Great work !
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wetcanvas Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL, as soon as I figure out how to ship these it's a deal.
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AngelFromHungary Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Okay! :D
Someone really could invent "Teleport" already. :D
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wetcanvas Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL, that would solve so many of my problems!
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RoleForge Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Impressive...! You've a great talent for art....! I D O L ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! :D:D:D
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wetcanvas Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!
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nijuuhachi Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
This is wonderful :wow:
When I first saw this amazing sculpture I stood open-mouthed!!
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wetcanvas Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! More birds should be in the works soon. I'm still trying to figure out how to safely ship them :/
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nijuuhachi Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
Oh well, I'm looking forward to see them!!!
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Nelleke Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
Really awesome :) Featured [link]
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