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Our Chicken's painting is in the news - fess up have you created art?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Simplethrift, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Simplethrift

    Simplethrift Out Of The Brooder

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    Greetings all,

    Our chicken's painting is in the news. This summer we decided to "paint" a picture using one of our very docile bird's feet (don't worry - we washed them before and after).

    What we ended up getting was a terrific painting that we called Feathered Fireworks. A community group in our town was trying to raise money to rebuild a local playground so I thought perfect! Let's put the painting up for auction and give all of the proceeds to the playground effort. Move over "Make Way for Duckings" there's a new bird in town.

    Well to put it mildly, the story grew wings and now it's been reported all over the world.

    My question to you folks (to whom I bow - you all have so much more experience with chickens than I do) is this:

    Have you ever created art with your chickens? or the eggs?

    Oh and by the way, even though our chicken Simon is now famous, she won't ever have a celebrity roast. :)

    Wendy
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Neat! We need to see the painting.. [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Painting, please!!

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  4. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

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    Oh yes, pics please
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  5. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

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    :popand the new clip too.... waiting.
     
  6. Simplethrift

    Simplethrift Out Of The Brooder

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    wow! you guys are fast. I go downstairs to get the kids ready for bed, come back up here and already there are replies. I see that someone posted the link to the ebay auction. Here is a post to an article done by a local reporter where you can see Simon.

    http://www.unionleader.com/article....rticleId=7c8ddede-662a-4b84-b6b7-f58c868a0ce6

    Come on I can't be the only "crazy chicken lady" who has used her chickens to make art. Okay, maybe you didn't paint with your chicken but didn't anyone else decorate an egg shell to be used as a Christmas tree decoration?
     
  7. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

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    Love it!
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Wow and the bid on it is $535!
     
  9. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    What a well-loved bird. It's wonderful to see!
     

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