Painted Feather




Feather painting.. This was such a relaxing and fun project. My favorite part about this project is colors! I just love bright colors and patterns. This is extremely easy project, anybody can do it and the end result is too pretty for the amount of efforts and time invested.

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You can use this pretty feather as a key-chain or an accessory to decorate your hand bag. You can also put such painted feathers in a glass jar by the window.




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Material:

  • Feather (I collected a duck feather from nearby park)

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  • Colors (I used water colors) and brushes

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Procedure:

Watch a video of complete procedure:




  • Lay the feather on a flat surface. Use adhesive tape to fix it to the surface so that it will not move while you paint

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  • You can add some weight on feather to make it stay flat on the surface
  • Start painting using a very a thin brush which is normally used for small detailing.

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  • Try not to add any water to the color to make it easy to paint the feather. It is difficult to paint with diluted colors.
  • You can paint entire feather in a single color and add pattern/design on it using contrasting color. Or paint multiple stripes of different colors.

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  • For better results, move the brush in natural direction of feather branches.

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  • After painting multiple stripes of pastel colors, I let it dry for sometime and then added simple patterns using black color

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  • Keep it simple and have fun! 🙂

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