Birds on stands.....

Ive been wrestling with making little 'live' birds for a while now. When I say 'live' I mean not on their back with their little legs in the air.
I adore those images you see of little birds in curiosity cabinets and old museum exhibits of little birds on tiny stands with their own perch.
These are the first two that I have made. Little chirpy fellows.
They look really great under glass domes,lets be honest doesn't everything look great in a glass dome!


  1. Oh wow! these are very good and I have to admit, I prefer 'live' look to dead. Having said that, I think all of your work is fantastic!
    Keep 'em coming!

    Sandie xx

  2. Oh man!! These are fantastic!!! I absolutely love these...and the hint of coloring around the face really pumps up the effect! You have created a fantastic new line... I sincerely hope you keep making them :)))

  3. THey are just wonderful. I think they are my favourite of your creatures yet, you've outdone yourself .

  4. they are perfect. although, i will always have a soft spot for your fragile little un-live birds as well.

  5. I have taken the time to look at alot of your work...WOW ! I love/hate spiders and yours are a must have!
    I would like to see what you would do with them and a pumpkin...just a thought....Tootsie @ Paper Bagley

  6. Thankyou everyone for your kind comments!!

  7. These birds are outstanding.. I have only just discovered you misterfinch and can hardly wait to own a piece of your work for myself.. wonderful to see such creative talent x


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