Make a bold and graceful piece of handmade art for your home with this Mark Hearld-inspired bird mobile tutorial that Emil Evans shared on Apartment Therapy!


Here’s a great idea for a DIY art project you can make, inspired by the art of Mark Hearld. Hearld is a British artist whose gorgeous prints, illustrations, and ceramics depict British fauna and flora dancing with color and movement. His installation at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a huge flock of painted wood birds suspended over visitors— something I dreamed of hanging in my house. Alas, I’ll have to (happily) make do with this DIY bird mobile I concocted instead.

Ready to get started? Click here to see the full how-to.