its not painted. i know that. i highly dought its a turkey feather. iv been a hunter my whole life and know those birds liek tha backe of hand. could be a HUGE goose feather but its soo light and red for that. i got it from my loval fairgrounds from a chipowa indian woman. (i knwo o speled that wrong) its a flight feather i bought for 20 bucks. ill post a pic soon
Oh gosh.. I'm still baffled on how you paint on feathers. Are you using oil based paints? Acrylics? What ever you use, keep on painting. Your works are remarkable. It's good to see the money raised went to a really good cause.