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Painted Feather - Barn Owl II by Nambroth Painted Feather - Barn Owl II by Nambroth
Another painted feather commission, this time of another barn owl.

Carefully painted with acrylic paints on a real domestic goose feather. Feather is 9" long x 1.5" wide.


More info about my painted feathers is here: [link]
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:iconrachelec97:
RachelEC97 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
You should make a video on how to do this!
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ZombieKiller52 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG! ME WANTS!!!
great job BTW how long did it take you to do this?
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Nambroth Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
Oh gosh I don't recall.. perhaps 8 hours or so? I think I did it over the span of two days. I am a bit slow.
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ZombieKiller52 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Dont worry when your doing alot of detail your allowed to be slow :)
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Hummmingbird Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Amazing. I love how precise and accurate and simply perfect the drawing is!
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Windyfeather Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Owls <3
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:iconaya-moon:
Aya-Moon Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012
I love this one!
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SamRuiz Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
wow amazing
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Ma3ttt Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is just an awesome idea, and very nicely done
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:iconnuclear-bunny:
Nuclear-Bunny Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this is very nice.
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:iconpencils-have-erasers:
Pencils-Have-Erasers Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2011  Hobbyist
WOW...:O
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:iconhedgehog101:
Hedgehog101 Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
It's amazing! How can you paint on a feather?
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mutantbutterfly33 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
do you sells these by any chance? If so where can I get one?!
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:iconnambroth:
Nambroth Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011  Professional General Artist
I sure do. I only have two right now but you can get them through my website, www.featherdust.com
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elmoisemo6 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2010  Student Writer
Wow...
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ItachiXme Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You do a bueatiful job =3 I wish I could paint like that
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:iconmiddlenamearthur:
middlenamearthur Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2010
As soon as I saw this, I was like, "Favorite, favorite!!!" :)
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scarlet-pikachu Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2009
I wanna paint a feather now!
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:iconasimbonanga:
asimbonanga Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2009
:hug: How'd you know my favorite bird?
JK. Nevertheless, great painting technique.
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bluenova25 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2009
all I can say is dont stop making these, I absolutly LOVE them.
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daria Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2009
Wow. that concept is totally stunning ! I love it ! :D
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AVolatileCalm Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
Wow... I very much hope you have an Etsy shop ^_^
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:iconnambroth:
Nambroth Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008  Professional General Artist
I used to but I never sold anything. :(
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:iconavolatilecalm:
AVolatileCalm Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008
Aww :(

Try again? Christmas is coming up, there's bound to be more users/visitors on there. It's bigger then ever now.
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:iconnambroth:
Nambroth Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008  Professional General Artist
Do you think? I might try again... could be a good project for the weekend.
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:iconavolatilecalm:
AVolatileCalm Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2008
:) could be. always a chance something may pop up.
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lovelyreflections Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2008
my grandma does this.. your art is amazing and you are very talented!! Love it!
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:iconmaraloli:
maraloli Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2008
wow.
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veronique72 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2008
nice idea!!! aww, the barn owl is so cute!!
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:iconjohannesviii:
JohannesVIII Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So delicate and lovely... :+fav:
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:iconellygator:
Ellygator Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely, I think barn owls are my favorite owls.
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Aoi-kochou Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2008
all of these looks great! ^^ really like the idea! :)
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:iconrahloo:
rahloo Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful!
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20twilight09 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008
wow i've never seen anything like this
great work
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DRS2406 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008  Professional General Artist
Oh my gosh this is great!!
I really didn´t believe this could be a real feather til I read the artist´s comment...
Holy cow.This earns respect,really..
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wolfofdesire Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008  Hobbyist
Wow you can paint feathers??? I didn't know that! WOW!
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Yunosh Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
nice :D
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HunterJumper5 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is incredible, nice work :)
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faeriefriend Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008
:wow: thats beautiful!! :clap:
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davincipoppalag Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Just wow
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Draconorn Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008
That's beautiful, and utterly amazing! o3o
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:iconmondspeer:
mondspeer Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2008
Wonderfull ... and I like your journal entry on how to collect the feathers.
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LovelyLadyGray Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008
I love owls a lot and barn owls are my favorite! It's absolutely beautiful! :wow: :floating: :dance: :hug:
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aelthwyn Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
wow neat!
very pretty :aww:
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RainyDay1010 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008
Aw I love these, I have one with a Peruvian house and a llama next to it. :D It's made with a goose feather too!
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straw-hat-luffette Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing! :wow: I had no idea feathers could be painted on!

You did a wonderful job... The feathers are perfect, and the textures are so amazing!
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IconicDreams Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
that is such a unique art style. I like its earthy feel. plus your owl looks amazing!
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SARS-08 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008
Amazing!:D It's beautiful.
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Light-element Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008
Gorgeous. <3 Not only are barn owls absolute love (heh . . .) but your painting brings so much life and personality into its subjects.
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jnalovable Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008
thats sooooo cool
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