Birds of a Feather

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art / beauty / craft / images / nature

eat-1deckleSometimes you find these beautiful, lost feathers on the sidewalk or while out walking in the woods. I always bring them home with me. If only I could collect enough of them then I might just be able to fly one day.

American  artist Chris Maynard also has a thing for feathers, but he uses them to craft beautiful images. By employing tiny scissors and very sharp surgical tools he cuts delicate patterns of silhouetted birds out of them. Each bird with its distinctive feathers dictates a different shape, pattern and color, making every piece unique.


Check out more work by Chris Maynard


The Author

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”  Miss Piggy


  1. pdlyons says

    these are beautiful. my favs are the peacock and the red feather – thanks again for expanding my art world. hope the holidays were good for you and all you love. cheers

    • You’re very welcome! Thise are great and there are many more in his book featherfolio. I hope 2016 brings you much joy. Cheers!

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