Category Archives: Other Artwork

This is the catch-all category for all other artwork.

How to Make Cheap Model Horse Holders from Index Cards

By | August 18, 2017
How to Make Cheap Model Horse Holders from Index Cards

Index Card Model Horse Holders, gogogo!

Every so often I get the urge to be crafty and make storage containers for the various things on my art desk. I’ve made craft paint storage and tool/brush caddies and a stab at Stablemate shelving before… but I needed something better to hold my models-in-progress.

Thankfully my workbench hoarding tendencies are great for providing random supplies to build things! So I grabbed some index cards, white glue, scissors/X-acto knife, and a ruler and got to work making some WiP stalls.

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One in a Blue Ewe… err, Ram!

By | April 4, 2017
Pronghorn Buck #001 - Right

Pronghorn Buck #001 – Right

Sometimes you need a little bit of whimsy in the realistic lineup and this tiny little guy was it! (Amusingly I bought the TOOB of animals back in December of 2013, but I didn’t finish painting him until this January! Procrastinating artist is procrastinating.)

He is a Pronghorn Buck from the Safari Ltd North American Wildlife TOOB (697004) and while he’s sporting the right patterns, it’s in a hue not normally found in nature. …To be fair, the high gloss finish is also something nature tends to avoid, but a matte finish just didn’t do him justice.

He’s had his seams touched up, but not completely removed and the Safari logo is still on his tummy. It’s hard to work around the fur texture and this isn’t meant to be a show piece so I wasn’t as militant about prepping as I usually am. 🙂

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Sparklewulf of the Clan McSparklewulf

By | September 11, 2013
McSparklewulf - Thumbnail

McSparklewulf

I had honorable intentions when I started painting this little guy, I really did… and then they fell prey to the lure of the shiny. Of course when you start with the idea of ‘I’m going to paint a purple wolf’ moving onto ‘I’m going to paint a purple SPARKLE wolf’ really isn’t that big of a step.

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Sparky

By | September 26, 2011
Sparky

Sparky

Make: Breyer
Scale: Companion Animals
Mold: Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Color: Red and White
Gallery: Not-Horses
Medium: Acrylics
Status: Painted 200? and Sold 200?

This little guy was the first dog model I painted, but there are other dogs in the wings so he won’t be the last! Now I just need to get my hands on more Breyer corgis… Continue reading