Simple Horse Head Sculpture [Gallery]

By | August 25, 2017
Simple Horse Heads

Rainbows of Equine Abstraction!

Of all the plaster casting galleries, this one was the hardest to sort out. I didn’t keep the best records for these guys so the numbering is based on when they appeared in my phosts and is  approximate at best.

This was the very first ‘large’ horse head that I sculpted. I used it as a test in all of my molding and casting experiments. It was simple and stylized in order to make that casting as simple as possible and was made without using any references. It’s an unfiltered glimpse into what my brain thinks horses should look like! 😉

Plaster Cast and Second Mold

A bit of a learning curve…

The stylized (or ‘simple’) horse head was intended to be a push mold for sculpey casts that I could then modify with different manes and easily customize. Since the silicone molds were too soft for this to work well, I ended up using it as a plaster mold instead… and discovered the fun that is painting with plaster!

As you can see I ended up making a cast of the head with a pre-sculpted mane, just for simplicities sake, but I do still play around with the casts. I’ve figured out how to add reinforcements to the unicorn horse (paperclips or toothpicks) so those may make a comeback as well.

Onwards to the gallery! (Last Updated: 08/25/2017)

 

#018 – Blue and Green on Sand Background  – For Sale #017 Bay sabino pony – For Sale

#016 Faux Stone – For Sale

#015 Leopard appaloosa – For Sale

#014 Black Sabino Unicorn – For Sale #013 Purple unicorn – WiP

#012 Pink – For Sale

#011 Holly – For Sale

#010 unicorn on large background – WiP

#009 Bay on red oval – MIA

 

#008 Buckskin overo – On Etsy

#007 Chestnut – For Sale

 

#006 Army Camo – For Sale

#005 Dark Purple-blue with sculpey mane – MIA

#004 Bay on blue oval – For Sale

#003 Black unicorn – Keeper

#002 Bay pulled mane – Keeper

#001 Blue Polka Dot – For Sale

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