Whistles

Whistling in the light..

Marie Flanigan's Blog

I’m a little obsessed with making whistles lately. It started with watching many, many ocarina how-to videos on YouTube and now it’s become a game of how many animals can I manage to turn into whistles. I’m not making ocarinas, because I have no musical talent, and couldn’t tune them without the aid of an electronic tuner. That seems like a wasted purchase for something I then couldn’t play though. Which brings us to whistles, which I love. The sound is low and steady and I really enjoy making them work. I’m playing around with different animals, but there are limitations on both my ability to make figures and shapes that can be used for a whistle. It’s an enjoyable challenge though.

Here is what I’ve done so far:

This was my first attempt at a whistle and I love how it turned out. This was my first attempt at a whistle and I love how it turned out.

This shows the whistle part of the turtles. This shows the whistle part of…

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