Monday, December 7, 2009

The Conure

 The Conure
Hook: Partridge CS10/1 #1
Thread: White 0/8 Uni
Tip: Fine gold thread
Tag: Lilac silk
Tail: G.P. Topping, kingfisher over
Butt: Black ostrich
Body: 2/5 White silk, butted with G.P. topping and Lady Amherst topping wound as hackles, remaining 3/5 multiple yellow/orange Sun Conure feathers overlapped Chatterer style
Rib: on the white silk only, medium gold twist, 2 strands florescent orange Krystal flash, 2 strands red Krystal flash, 2 strands opalescent Flashabou. 
Throat: Blue peacock breast
Wing: a dozen or so G.P. toppings staggered over which 1 pair green Impyan pheasant back. 
Cheeks: European jay, large
Horns: Scarlet macaw

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