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Artist Chris Maynard Creates Flocks of Birds Out of Individual Feathers
Posted By Mark Boyer On December 3, 2012 @ 3:30 pm In Art,Design,Reader Submitted Content | No Comments
Olympia, Washington-based artist Chris Maynard  uses individual feathers to create images of large flocks of birds. Using eye surgery scissors, forceps, scalpels, and magnifiers to cut and carve the feathers, Maynard creates intricate feather cutouts that rise up an inch or so off the background to create shadows. The feathers retain their natural three-dimensional shapes and original colors. Maynard’s pieces ponder qualities inherent in feathers and birds, like flight, growth, transformation and beauty.
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