Earth is a custom order done in the same blue-bay tobiano as Partly Cloudy. She has show-blacked hooves, a thin blaze, solid black eyes and a glossy finish.
She’s only the second time I’ve painted a Breyer Mini Whinnies High Stepping Saddlebred Mare, it’s a mold I really like, but just haven’t has a chance put under a paintbrush. It also means Earth’s only an inch tall and the photos below are several times life-sized!
The problem I run into whenever I paint these little guys is that the camera captures defects I can’t always fix– someday I’ll manage to pull off customs just the way they look in my head, but alas for now I’m still learning!
Medium: Gesso, Liquitex Artist Color Acrylics (Gesso, Mars Black, Light Blue Violet, Ultramarine Blue), FolkArt (720 Cobalt Blue) Continue reading →
Make:Breyer Scale:Mini Whinnie Mold:Cutting Stock Mare Color: Green Chestnut Tobiano Gallery:Fantasy Tobiano Medium: Liquitex Artist Color Acrylics (Gesso, Mars Black, Yellow Oxide), Apple Barrel Acrylics (20530 Wedgewood Green), unknown green paints, and Sargent Art Chalk Pastels Status: Painted March 2013 and For Sale
This little gal sat on the workbench for a while after she was done because I couldn’t think of a good name… thank goodness for the awesomeness that is my Facebook group! (The runner-up name, Shamrockstar, was snagged by another horse who hasn’t been finished yet). Continue reading →
Make:Breyer Scale:Stablemate Mold:Andalusian (G3) Color: Dark Purple-Blue-Green Bay Tobiano Gallery: Fantasy Tobiano Medium: Liquitex Artist Color Acrylics (Gesso, Ivory Black, Bright Gold), FolkArt (670 Metallic Blue Pearl, 655 Metallic Aquamarine, 654 Metallic Amethyst) Status: Painted January 2013 and Donated
(I can’t believe I didn’t notice this didn’t post when it was scheduled back in Feb! *sighs* This year is really getting away from me… Anywho.)
This little gal is a laid back soul, having wandered my body box for almost a decade looking for a new paint job. After cleaning up some minor scrapes she’s better than new and ready to find new pastures to roam! Continue reading →
Make:Breyer Scale:Stablemate Mold:Highland Pony (G3) Color: Gold and Copper Tobiano Gallery:Tobiano Medium: Gesso, Liquitex Acrylics (Mars Black, Burnt Sienna, Bright Gold, Metallic Bright Bronze) Status: Painted 2012 and For Sale
I totally meant to paint this pony a serious color, something realistic and dashing like a nice flaxen chestnut with a tiny touch of chrome… and then I got sidetracked by pictures of Bling and the urge to dunk her in metallics was too powerful to resist.
I rarely do holiday themed horses, since by the time I finish them the holiday is over, so this little guy is a rare exception to the norm. I was tempted to give him Halloween themed cat tracks, but the basic orange and black looked too nice to fiddle with. Continue reading →
This little guy was an unnamed Add-a-Foal/Apology Foal and I have absolutely no information on him beyond these photos… which is why he’s named Weinig Groen Paard (which via Babelfish means ‘Little Green Horse’ in Dutch). Hey, when all else fails, go for the pun! *grin* Continue reading →