Breyer G2 Stablemate Andalusian

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Big Orange Bash Donation 2013

A Quail of a Good Time : Big Orange Bash Donation 2013

Big Orange Bash Donation 2013

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Andalusian (G2)
Color: Orange Faux-Quail (Northern Bobwhite)
Gallery: Darwin
Medium: Liquitex Artist Color Acrylics (Gesso, Cadmium Orange, Mars Black, Brilliant Orange) and Sargent Art Chalk Pastels
Status: Painted July 2013 and Donated to Big Orange Bash

I had good intentions with this year’s donation to the Big Orange Bash, but life threw me a few curve balls and I got him finished up seriously late. (The show date was June 15!) Thankfully the showholder is a) very forgiving and b) can still use him, so he’ll be out in the mail in the near future.

I think I’ll start next year’s donation tomorrow… (more…)

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Midnight Rose

Midnight Rose

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Andalusian (G2)
Color: Dark Red Bay
Gallery: Solid Color
Medium: Liquitex Acrylics (Gesso, Naphthol Crimson, Ivory Black, Burnt Sienna) and Sargent Art Chalk Pastels
Status: Painted March 2012 and For Sale

I know, I know, I’ve broken my musical naming theme with this little fella, but when I tried to give him a nice Cantata or Requiem he objected. Some horses aren’t meant for fancy names, I suppose! (more…)

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Piano Adagio

Piano Adagio

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Andalusian (G2)
Color: Dark Bay
Gallery: Bay
Medium: Acrylics
Status: Painted 2003 and Feb Sold 2003

Most of my Andalusian customs have a musical bent and this little guy is no different. Piano means ‘softly’ and Adagio means ‘at ease’ so this fella is dancing to a soft, slow melody. (more…)

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Lentamente Para

Lentamente Para

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Andalusian (G2)
Color: Bay Dun
Gallery: Dilutes
Medium: Acrylic and Pastels
Status: Painted 200? and Sold 200?

I was tempted to keep the musical theme going, but instead I went with ‘names not in English’ instead. (Although I did consider Rinforte).

Lentamente Para means “Slowly it Stops” in Spanish, which seemed appropriate considering the breed history and the dressage movement. (more…)

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Piano Morendo

Piano Morendo

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Andalusian (G2)
Color: Liver Chestnut
Gallery: Chestnut
Medium: Acrylics and Pastels
Status: Painted 2004 and Sold November 2004

Named in the musical theme of my Andalusian customs, Piano means ‘softly’ and Morendo means ‘gradually dying away.’ Which seemed to fit the soft and slow beats of the Piaffe that the mold is performing. (more…)

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