paper bird sculptures by diana beltran herrera
paper bird sculptures by diana beltran herrera paper bird sculptures by diana beltran herrera
oct 20, 2012

paper bird sculptures by diana beltran herrera

‘blue jay’ by diana beltran herrera


colombian artist diana beltran herrera has added to her ongoing paper bird sculptures – a series of vibrantly colored feathered friends carefully modeled by hand. formally trained in industrial design, herrera slowly broadened her growing collection of imaginary and actual species of birds until it became a full-time project.

herrera discusses the importance of movement in her artwork:


‘this series of works comes out on my experience with nature and the discovery process I have had in relation with the world in its real form. through the work I analyze the movement in the relation to object-space.


the birds provide me with a quantity of information manifested in their activities and dynamism. this new space is externalized by my point of view on some major events of the birds and their environment, in which behaviors are represented, forms, qualities and intentions – all related with movement.’



the works are meticulously crafted from paper



‘robin bird’



imaginary species



‘belted kingfisher’



‘black and white warbler’



‘yellow warbler’



‘magnolia warbler’









testing with gold paper







  • These are TERRIFIC!! Molto thankissimo, Diana!

    Mac McDougal says:
  • wow!!!VERY COOL!

    rodrigo says:
  • I like birds

    weezor says:
  • These are incredible! I want some hanging from my ceiling!

    DeTomaso says:
  • I love them 🙂 Diana is a great artist

    Hooman says:
  • movement?? really?? ur birds r always da same (only changes color), static … boring
    she has technique to imitate the birds … but only that….sorry 🙁

    Lee says:
  • Gorgeous!
    (Where) Can You Buy Them?
    Greetings from Cologne, Germany

    Raphael N. says:
  • As a bird watcher and photographer I just absolutely love and appreciate what Diana has captured in her bird creations. They certainly aren’t boring or static, she has managed to capture the spirit and essence of each different bird in it mannerisms and nuanced movements within her 3 dimensional sculptures. These are the results of a fine craft person and artist! Well done Diana!!!

    Charles McDonald says:
  • to all thank u so much for ur amazing support!
    if u wanna contact me u can write me at [email protected]
    im happy to read all this nice comments! 🙂

    diana beltran herrer says:
  • absolutely beautiful! can’t wait for you do do a cardinal 😀

    beth says:
  • Hi there – this is wicked! I really want to know where to buy these!!!

    Lizzie Parker says:

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