As usual, it starts with a recycled copper frame which I solder using a torch. This is my favorite part, I just love working with copper.
Lately I've been using a laser cutter to carve out patterns into leather for the wings of these guys. It's really a neat process, going from a black and white drawing to something physical you can hold. It also allows for some really incredible details.
The finished piece turned out well. Now to mount it!