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« on: October 06, 2005 05:53:34 AM »

Okay, I sat down to come up with something fantastic and really pushing the boundaries of collage. BUT I put a CD on. It was Ween. Specifically Little Birdy...damn you Ween for making me make tweet art!

In all feathery glory...


Close up and personal


Just taking flight...


I used old wallpaper samples, newspaper, buttons, metal coggs and measuring thingimebobs, a star game piece (for his eye), 2 wooden skewers (for his legs) and some cardboard things I found on the street. All collage, no paint involved. Or scissors!

His body is ripped up paper arranged overlapping to look like feathers.

Grin You gotta smile at him the cheeky rogue!
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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2005 07:23:14 AM »

This is sooo cool! Ween is a great band- And very cool guys as well! That would be so cute as framed art in a baby nursery!
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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2005 07:26:34 AM »

Ack Ween! That that song inspired you makes it even cooler Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2005 07:50:08 AM »

Thanks, Ween can take all the credit for this...hmm, I wish they toured the UK more, just think what madness could be created in craft form!

I forgot to mention the size of this...huge...it's 21 x 32 inches (it's on A1 board)

The nursery idea is cool, I'll have it framed for my neice...yay!
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« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2005 12:53:03 PM »

that, is freakin cute!
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« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2005 01:58:06 PM »

Nice!  I love the flowers and grass.  I feel like I should gather up bread crusts to throw him a few morsels!
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« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2005 06:52:46 PM »

cute! I love the rings at the bottom of his feet!
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« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2005 05:54:23 AM »

Can I buy this?  Really?
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« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2005 10:58:37 AM »

Can I buy this? Really?

Ha ha, he'd love that...but he's too huge for an envelope I think?!

Edited to add: Ween tour the UK next spring!!!!! So, he's a good luck birdie as well as a handsome young lad!

Also edited to add: HAPPY BIRTHDAY rickrackruby!!
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« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2005 11:03:41 AM »

I love this! such a pretty birdy...
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