Paper Birds
Intermediate | 45 min 5 sec
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Create your own totem animal using found and recycled papers. In this workshop, Courtney will show you how to make these adorable paper birds (ours are lovingly named "Ernesto and Lillian") to liven up any room or festive occasion. You will learn how to work with wire, cut various styles of realistic and whimsical feathers and form the body and features using recycled paper. With these skills you can go on to immortalize your pet schnauzer or your beloved parakeet with pages from old, worn out books in this ingenious workshop!
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • Tacky glue
  • toilet paper tube
  • masking tape
  • lightweight or kraft paper
  • recycled book pages or decorative paper
Tools:
  • glue brush
  • annealed wire
  • scissors
  • wire cutters
  • pliers
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Sculpt with paper
  • Create a bird shape
  • Work with wire
  • Create various feather shapes
  • Create a little crown

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to make decorative paper birds
  • 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by artist Courtney Cerruti
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
66 users recommended this class to a friend
Lorene Edwards Forkner
loved it!!!
November 29, 2022
Meena Schaldenbrand
Wonderful!
More than 3 months ago
Robin Sears
Adorable simple project with the added bonus of a charming presentation!
More than 3 months ago