D.I.Y. PAINTED FEATHER ART

 

I like the ideas of painting white fake feather. With Spring approaching underway, it seems like a perfect time to do it. I originally thought feather is just for clothing decorations, but it occurred to me that they would look great on wood or canvas. It’s a great activity to do outside on a sunny day or inside if it’s raining. Once you start painting its very addicting. So dress up your bedroom without breaking the bank. Here is my tutorial for creating an eye-catching painted feather art.

STEP 1: What You Need

  • Fake Feathers
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Artist Brushes
  • Wood Plank
  • Glue Gun
  • Picture Hanger

 

 

 STEP 2: Design & Paint

To create my designs for the feathers I practiced on some odd feathers that came in the bag. I purchased the feathers at Micheals. These feather had gold tips so I thought that was an added touch. 1/ Start by painting the feathers all in one color.  2/ Then with an artist loft brush paint some colorful brush strokes in any colors you like. I primarily used turquoise, purple, green and white. 3/ After each stroke let dry for a few minutes before applying the next color. Finish with the white color. This will make everything pop. Design whatever you like!

 

 

STEP 3: Glue & Hang The Wall Art

Before you glue the feathers on the wood plank, purchase a little picture hanger to hammer on the back on the wood. Center it and a light hammer the hanger. Now you are ready to glue each feather evenly on the wood. Make sure they are a few inches apart between feathers. Now hammer a nail on the wall and hang your wall art. It’s that easy.

 

Shop For This D.I.Y

If you are planning on making this painted project. You can make the dimensions like mine which is by 32 by 10 or you can create your own size. I had the wood in my garage, but you can find wood planks at your local hardware store. Just ask them to cut it the size you would like. If you have any other question don’t hesitate to leave me a comment. This project was featured in March 2017 J-14 Teen Magazine.

DIY Feathered Wall Art/J-14 Decorate Magazine

 

 

Enjoy and Happy Creating.

Wood//Feathers// Paint//Glue Gun//Artist Loft Brush//Picture Hanger/

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77 Comments

  1. Maria these are beautiful! I know someone who would love these. I’ll share with them.

  2. Maria, this piece of art your creating is simply beautiful! What a cool idea.

    1. Thanks Jenny, Glad you like it! Its suppose to be featured in a magazine for teens next month, not sure yet!
      Maria

  3. I want this yesterday! The next time I’m at the craft store I am on the hunt for those gold tipped feathers. I love using feathers in my decor and ones that already have gold tips- be still my heart <3

  4. This is so pretty and you are right, it makes the vignette feel so springlike. Pinned

  5. Maria this looks fabulous! The pretty green blue colors against the rustic beauty of the wood make it into an unusual art piece. Great outside the box thinking!

  6. I love this!!! Such a creative and different take on wall art.

  7. I love this.I will definitely have to give this a try. It turned out so pretty!

  8. This is really unique. i love the painted feather idea. Pretty room too. Pinned! Thanks for linking up at MerryMonday!
    Kim

  9. thanks so much for linking this fantastic feather art with Monday Funday xo

  10. Thank you so much for sharing this idea! I LOVE it and want to try to make one too. I hope I can find the feathers at Michaels. I saw your post via “Share Your Style” blog party.

  11. Beautiful! I love the colors. Much better than the snow outside my window! 🙂

  12. Very pretty and oh so creative project. Love the colored feathers. Thank you for sharing these at DI&DI.

  13. What a lovely project! The colors are so vibrant on that wood. Love the creativity. Thank you for sharing this with us at Funtastic Friday! Pinning

    1. Thanks Angie, love your party! I have added you to my party list! Its a pleasure to come!
      Maria

  14. Lovely idea! Need to try this. Thanks for sharing at the Inspiration Spotlight Party @DearCreatives Pinned & shared.

  15. Maria, I just wanted you to know that I chose your awesome feather art as one of the features tonight at Share Your Style! Congratulations! It is really stunning and I love your creativity in coming up with this idea.

  16. What a fun idea! Thanks for sharing at Funtastic Friday!

  17. Simple, stunning, doable–my kind of project!

    1. Florence, I am always seeking sometimes different. Its hard to come up with ideas. Thanks

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