Feathered wings?

Hello everbody.
I am wondering how you would go about making feathered wings, my friend to me to make a flying pig, so thats what I’m trying to do. I think I can make the pig, but I have never been good at wings. Any ideas or tutorials out there?

This is the only thread I can recall on the subject:

http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?t=125766

Ok thanks that could be really helpful, but how would I model it in the first place?

Looks like they modeled each feather as its own object. You could just use Image mapped planes for each feather. Add your plane, stretch it to the length of the feather and UV map a feather image on it with alpha.

Ok thanks.