Bird A Week Challenge: Week 15/52

I am always on the look out for new birdie ideas.  After all, we are only on week 15 of 52.  Lampwork beads are one of my current passions, but there is only so many I can do before my mind is off and running in another direction.  With this said, I came across an artist who makes the most wonderful and whimsical animal cuties  – Myko Bocek of Myko Bocek Studios.   And here is my bird of the week:



My daughter happened to have some white yarn so I went from there.   I figured chicken chicks are yellow, so I ended up making more of a duck bill.  Then I was too lazy to make legs, so I sat her on some flower petals I had from another project.  And “voila”, a cute generic birdie chick :-).

And here are some of Myko’s wonderful creations. Check out her Etsy Store for more:

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Drawing Lab 2011: Draw Your Hand

As the title says, we were to draw our hand this week.  I had some fun and did the Vulcan “Live long and prosper” hand sign.  Funny thing is, I can only do it with my left hand: