Cockatoos are cool! Show your love of these beautiful and brilliant birds by adding this one of a kind Sulphur-crested Cockatoo wall hanging to your décor. This handmade sculpture is made of polymer clay, and done without the use of molds. My preferred polymer clay is Super Sculpey. After sculpting, I paint my creations with acrylics. To insure a long lasting finish and enhance the luster of the paints, I apply several coats of a polycrylic protectorant. I apply 3-D crystal lacquer to the eye to add a life-like quality.
This cockatoo sculpture is mounted to a 9” (22.86 cm) x 12” (30.48 cm) cradled birch painting panel. I painted the fronts and sides of the panel with a satin finish interior paint. These cradled panels are very easy to hang as the edge fits nicely over nails or hooks.
Fun Cockatoo Facts: The Sulphur-crested cockatoo, (Cacatua galerita), is one of the larger and more widespread of the Australian cockatoos. They are naturally curious as well as very intelligent. Their call is high so that it carries throughout their environment in the wild. They have a lifespan of up to 80 years.
SIZE: The plaque is 9" (22.86 cm) x 12" (30.48 cm) x 7/8" (2.22 cm) thick. The bird is about 10 3/4" (27.31 cm) long by about 3 1/2" (8.89 cm) wide, the branch is about 8" (20.32 cm) long. The sculpture is about 1/2" (1.27 cm) to 3/4" (1.91 cm) thick. It weighs just over 2 lbs (.91 kg).
SHIPPING: ★Shipping in the U.S. is included in the price of this sculpture.★ This piece will be securely packaged, and will ship via U.S. Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation and Insurance in the U.S. I do ship internationally, please contact me for a quote.
Hi, I'm Nancy, a self-taught artist and I have a passion for sculpting. My love of animals and nature are a part of me and I love to create my original pieces using polymer clay. I strive for realism in my renditions and sincerely hope you enjoy my sculptures. Horses, birds, African animals and dogs are among my top favorites. Special requests are always welcome.
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