In the Progressive challenge at Limited Runs challenge you have to use the image provided, but you can get it for $1 to join in until the 13th May.
This is my offering, I took a multi coloured feather into PS and duplicated it many times to cover the bird. I wanted to find a background to suit the colours and came across this one. A quote next? well! I went hunting on the web and found this, it will suit many of our friends LOL.
image - Limited Runs
coloured in PS, fussy cut and 3D'd
feather duplicated - A-Manda Creation
background - free japanese background Deviantart
eyes - stash