Fleurir's Feathery Flock

This post is coming a bit late and on the coat tails of us being able to photograph it right before we took it down for Fleurir's Valentines Day window.  We loved the idea of a snow owl family, one for each member of the owners family for their Georgetown Christmas window.  One of the best things about using animals for display is their ability to create whimsical narratives in small spaces. We had way too much fun making this feathery flock!  We started by loosely balling up paper and taping it together to create the owl's main structure, then used masking tape to help define the owl form.  For the plumage we used  white watercolor paper that we tore by hand to get a rough feathery edge and a mix of inexpensive feathers purchased at our local craft store.  To add some detail to some of the top coat of torn watercolor feathers we used a wood burner especially.

We hope you enjoy!

Brit & Emily thebackdropshopblog.com