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Hummingbird 9 by SeanAvery Hummingbird 9 by SeanAvery
Hummingbird commission — one of the last sculptures I'll be doing for a little while!

Width: 35cm
Height: 25 cm
Depth: 10 cm

CD shards (over 40 CDs used)
Wire mesh frame
Hot glue
Gold paint
1 week work time

I use kitchen scissors to cut the shapes I need out of the CDs, then arrange each shard by colour and size. I then hot glue those shards one-by-one to a wire mesh frame to create a natural feather pattern. They usually take a week to make, maybe longer depending on how motivated I am to get them done!
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Olooriel Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014
Wow. The colours of this sculpture must look absolutely stunning in real life!
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Glad you like it! :)
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Demiurgic-Dan Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014
Amazing!
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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butterflyadm Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013
Your creativity and artistry are stunning.
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're too kind. Thank you!
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KP-Creations Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Serious skills !! I love your choice of materials as well, both for the creativity and sustainability factor ... reminds me of Sayaka Ganz work.
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So glad you like my work! 
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Mis-misunderstood Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is unbelievably gorgeous!
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SeanAvery Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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