|I found this arrangement of feathers still in tact on the forest floor.|
It lends itself so well to the body, either placed on the shoulder or
as an accessory on a hairband or a bags etc.
|These peacock fethares have such amazing colours. I also really|
liked the way there is structure to them however its quite organic, not
I wanted to collect a variety of feathers to use for drawing and to scan in and magnify. I found some gorgeous things in the woods at Raywell.
I began by cropping the photographs i liked into small blocks to use in repeat. I used Photoshop to mirror and symmetrically repeat the original 'units' and began building the prints. Here are the finished four.
|This design is by far my favourite. The peachy layer adds|
a feel of age and delicacy which i love. I also entered this
piece into the Bradford Textile Society Competition in the
Fashion Fabrics category.
|Copyright Daisy Waite 2011|