Painted Feathers: 10+ Innovative Ideas
Painted feathers are great for aesthetically enhancing your décor with their appealing colors. They are also quite useful for making knick-knacks like dangler earrings, headgears, dream catchers, key rings and other similar objects. So, get some original or faux feathers, take out your color boxes, and give vent to your flair for painting with the tutorials given below.
Paint your feathers with a thin base coat and attach them with a dream catcher. To give it a more subtle look, add some itsy-bitsy polka dots and stripes.
Use some gentle strokes with your brush again and again to achieve this effect. Hang them on a string and put up on your drawing room wall.
Light shades like sky-blue and white go well on white feathers. Don’t forget to add some light brown strokes for a contrasting appearance.
Endow colorful feathers with interesting shimmery patterns by a designer stamp and metallic paints. Use them as bookmarks or put them in a ceramic bowl as a decorative item.
Hang these glossy feathers near a window and let the easy breezy wind give them a rhythmic blow. Choose vibrant shades like red and gold for an impressive look.
Turkey feathers are easily available, so make some amazing paintings on them. Just follow the instruction for preparing the feathers beforehand. As far as the painting is concerned, you may follow any tutorial from the list, or make your own intricate drawings and designs.
Since eagle feathers are hard to find, you can use turkey feathers and paint them with black and white to make them look pretty original.
Eagle feathers are often painted and decorated with beads and strings. If you have a cosplay party on the cards and wish to appear as a Native American, adorn your headgear with such painted feathers for an authentic look.
Some More Ideas for Painting on Feathers
You can paint a single picture in four to five feathers and put them together for a complete look.
Some unique patterns on black feathers impart a Native American charm. Don’t they?
Attach the hand painted feathers with a dream catcher and hang it in front of your window.
You can also attach the painted feathers with earring hooks and flaunt them for a bohemian look.
A wolf is a popular subject to be painted on turkey feathers. Framing such masterpieces would be a good idea.
Make your darts even more beautiful by adding some colorfully painted feathers to them.
The above ideas are way too much fun to give them a miss. However, don’t forget to use your own imagination and create some outstanding pieces of art.
Published on April 11th 2017 by Suzanne Kane