This handsome guy is a Breyer Stablemate G3 Mustang stallion painted into a clover-spotted green appaloosa with a white clover star on his forehead. He was a donation to the 3rd Annual Jackson County 4-H and Open Model Show to be held in October of this year (NAN qualification and website link pending). He was a sibling donation to the bay drafter I did for the M.O.M. Live Show donation, run by the same showholder.
Much like the bay drafter was my first attempt at dappling, this little guy was my first attempt at painting clovers! I naively thought that painting the 4-H clover logo would be a walk in the park, but I ended up revising the idea into a simpler clover shape.
I also had fun working clover shapes into the edges of the blanket, so he looks like someone dumped a bucket of snow on a cloverfield! Continue reading →
Make: Breyer Scale: Mini Whinnie Mold: Romping Foal Color: Blue-green Overo Gallery:Fantasy Overo Medium: Liquitex Artist Color Acrylics (Gesso, Mars Black, Light Portrait Pink), FolkArt (720 Cobalt Blue), and Sargent Art Chalk Pastels Status: Painted March 2013 and For Sale
No bigger than a penny, this little gal sports one heck of an attitude– a prefect match for one of the names dreamed up in my Facebook group! (After a couple hundred horses, I sometimes get stuck on naming these little guys. ;)) Continue reading →
Make: Breyer Scale: Stablemate Mold: Quarter Horse (G2) Color: Black and Metallic Green Doodle Gallery:Doodle Pony Medium: Liquitex Artist’s Color Acrylics (Mars Black) and unknown Metallic Green Status: Painted January 2005ish and For Sale
“Monday’s child is fair of face,
Tuesday’s child is full of grace…”
Someday is one of a pair of doodle horses I started back in 2005 and was unable to finish because I couldn’t match the doodle paint color. Yet another reason to regret throwing out all that paint when I was cleaning house… *sighs* And folks wonder why artists tend to horde things. Continue reading →