Tuesday, 13 March 2018

NaMoPaiMo -- Finished Work

Here she is, I finished her just in time!




NaMoPaiMo -- Process

NaMoPaiMo was stressful this year, it had been over a year since I've picked up a paint brush but I knew I wanted to do it. Gotta get back into painting and creating this year. My model was the cantering warmblood stablemate, which I resculpted the mane on. I'm kicking myself of not taking more photos of the process. 

I had "help" in the form of puppies demanding pats. (One of the best parts that I got from NaMoPaiMo's facebook was the toothbrush sander. It saved me so much time and sore fingers!)


I started to airbrush but then I dropped her chipping her down to the primer. I was super bummed that I had to strip her and start again but looking at her I was waaay too yellow in my base coat.  


This was what she was looking like just before I sprayed her with sealer. I was happy with her colour!


Then this, I was heartbroken and time was running out! I thought it was the sealer but kind people of facebook said it's likely the primer. Which it was, as I lightly sanded it down. I didn't have time to restart yet again, lucky for me someone suggested white markings! So she was destined to be a pinto.    





Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Silence

Busy, super busy! Moving house, sick family and animals. All means no blogging for and incredibly long time, sorry. With this years NaMoPaiMo I was planning to blog my journey but I ran out of hours and only just managed to finish my model. I do hope to do a post in the future of my NaMoPaiMo experience. For now here are some of the cute Breyer's I have received over the past year.






Saturday, 17 June 2017

Scotty - Silver Bay Swaps

Swaps is one of my favorite molds, ever. When I saw the poll last year to vote on colors for the collectors club release I knew I would be joining the club. Must have the Swaps!  If money trees where real I would have all three colors but I received the lovely silver bay. Don't tell the others but he might be my favorite model...  





Saturday, 10 June 2017

Zahrat

As soon as I saw Breyer's Stablemate Collector Clubs Zahrat I might a squealed... a lot. Bay Arabian with a blaze to boot! So close to my Ace boy, I'm so happy I decided to join the club this year. He arrived safely and in is pretty much in perfect condition. Flawless thick gloss with no bubbles or boogers. He’s on my desk and I can’t stop looking at him…






Thursday, 30 March 2017

Busy

I've been very busy, so glad NaMoPaiMo was last month. Going out of state then having people from outer state visiting, I've been running around like a headless chicken. Although I have had a little studio time, still working on my Huck.



And I decided to strip and repaint my Phoenix. I was never happy with the original paint job I did on her and I also wanted to change her face. I have added epoxy to her giving her a less dished profile. Also sanded down her cheeks making them more square. Still more to do so hopefully next week is less crazy.    



Sunday, 5 March 2017

NaMoPaiMo - Continues

While my NaMoPaiMo pony was drying and I was sitting in my chair I got inspired. So many cool ponies on my Facebook feed and helpful people all around really gives you creative impulse. He will be a portrait of my gelding, still along way to go but it's a start!