The Bird Witch

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bird-witch-03The Bird Witch

She learned her Wisdom from The trees

Half Bird, half Human,
this Witch creature learned everything she knows from the trees.
She lives in the trees, and the trees live in her
Her wings are needle sculpted and dyed with coffee and a bit of water color.
Her eyes and hair are drawn on with graphite pencil. On her chest she wears an amulet of a butterfly (cigarette card) framed with doillie and silver metallic thread woven into a braid. the branches and leaves are made with wire and fabric and painted in different shades of green and brown

This piece measures 39 cm (15.2 inch)


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