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An online art gallery of previous feather works and available feathers by Dusty Souls Art.
Painted feathers originated in Native American culture as a form of decoration and expression. In the 19th Century, British merchant sailors learnt the craft and used it on long sea journeys to pass the time and, like scrimshaw artists on the whalers, made trinkets for their loved ones back home.
It's a lengthy and painstaking process and only a handful of UK artists create these pieces.
I use feathers that come from natural molt or reputable sources only.
This page showcases Dusty Souls Art commissioned and private works. A selection of graphite, acrylic and watercolour portraits of peoples animals and peoples people. Please forward to the Booking a Commission page. Here you will find some guidelines, terms & conditions and FAQs
Please use the box above to contact me regarding commissions, artwork for sale or feedback.
I will reply as soon as I can, which is usually within a few hours.
If you are enquiring about a commission, please take a peek at the Booking A Commission page.
If you are enquiring about an available artwork or prints, please ensure that you quote the name of the piece in your correspondence and whether you are interested in the original, print or commissioning something similar.
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