Vento D’Verao

Vento D'Verao

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Paso Fino (G2)
Color: Chestnut Tobiano
Gallery: Tobiano
Medium: Acrylics
Status: Painted 2004 and Sold November 2004

This little gal’s name translates into ‘Wind of Summer’ from my rather mangled Portuguese. Nothing like ambushing an unsuspecting language and riffling through it’s pockets for names via Bablefish! (more…)

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Serial Story Pricing

Pile o' Books

In previous posts, I’ve covered the general idea of the ‘tickets to read‘ and in this post I’ll be going over the general foundation that I’m building my price points on. Nothing like a little math to spice up a rainy week!

Normally I would use materials cost plus man-hours in order to calculate a price, but in this case the market has already set expectations on how much writing is worth.

This will no doubt change as I get more in-depth information on the market (and see how folks respond to the tests), but I figure it’s a solid base to start from. (more…)

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Wild Irish Sea

Wild Irish Sea

Make: Breyer
Scale: Mini Whinnies
Mold: Big Lick Tennessee Walking Horse Stallion
Color: Metallic Green Minimal Tobiano
Gallery: Tobiano
Medium: Acrylics
Status: Painted 200? and Sold 200?

This little guy was part of the micro mini scale herd that I painted as donations for the second (third?) Hampton Roads Classic. The whole group was done in a metallic fantasy theme and they seemed to go over well with the showers. (more…)

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What does mystique_logo() Do?

A'Coding We Will Go!

I’ve been trying to sort out the answer to a question asked on Hacking the Tagline about backgrounds and headers, so I’m pulling apart mystique_logo() from header.php to see what makes it tick. This is a step-by-step overview of what each line does and where the functions it uses are located.

Although I don’t have the newest version of the theme, hopefully this will help others who are trying to tweak mystique_logo() — which contains the blog title or the selected title image.

So let’s pop open Appearance -> Editor and read on… (more…)

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Corporeal Twist

Corporeal Twist

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Morgan (G2)
Color: Sabino Tovero (Tobiano + Overo)
Gallery: Other
Medium: Acrylics
Status: Painted 200? and Sold

I am pretty sure this guy couldn’t exist in nature, but I wanted to see if I could fit every non-appaloosa white pattern onto one horse. I was tempted to list him in the fantasy section, but he’s theoretically possible– unlike a green appaloosa. (more…)

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