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« on: August 01, 2012 02:50:28 AM »



For the "Put A Bird On it" Swap, I was partnered with the lovely charlieandwillow and as soon as I saw that her interests included Dia de los Muertos, I knew a skeleton had to be involved. Though I was unsure how I was going to put a bird on a skeleton...

My partner mentioned liking finches, tits, and owls, but as there is a grand variety of coloring and shapes for each of these birds, I asked her to give me her favorite in each category.  She responded with: Zebra Finch, Blue Tit, and Little Owl.



And I knew what I needed to do with those birds: bird masks for the skelly.



I knew she would now be the Bird Woman -- always waiting, always ready for the birds to come to her.











The feathers you see above were freely donated by the resident cockatiel (he had already discarded them when I collected them).


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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2012 04:38:06 AM »

*jaw drops* Hardly one to disappoint Mrs. Jivvy.

Insanely awesome!! I love how delicate the tiny masks are, so fragile like a little bird.
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« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2012 05:27:40 AM »

Holy WOW!
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« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2012 05:37:51 AM »

Holy cow!
*picks jaw up from ground*
Ehm... holy skeleton, I should say. She is absolutely incredible- I love her posture and can't even imagine how wee tiny those fabulous masks are! This truly is a unique version of "put a bird on it"- I love the way your mind works, Jivvy. This really should be in an art gallery- or worn on a hat to show her off to the world Wink
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2012 05:39:23 AM »

Oh my goodness, she's amazing! I love her bird masks, so much detail on them. Wonderful pose too, very moving.
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2012 06:54:38 AM »

OH...MY...GARAGE...she is absolutely STUNNING!!!  this is an amazing piece of art, and i am insanely jealous that she is not in my dia de los muertos themed kitchen.
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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2012 07:33:00 AM »

Holy crap.

She is ridiculously fantastic.

As are you!

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« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2012 07:59:58 AM »

Dang, micro, you've done it again! This is just so gorgeous! Did you make that skeleton, or distress one?

I love the bird details in the masks. Amazing!

I featured this project today on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks so much for sharing. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2012 08:08:37 AM »

Unbelievably awesome - no wait, of course it's believable - you made it!!
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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2012 08:21:14 AM »

Rocked. Pinned. Adored! Good grief woman, you are an amazing artist.
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