Mini Whinnies are a size of plastic model horses made by the Breyer modeling company. They are normally roughly one inch tall and 1:64 scale, but there is some variation between the molds.

Gesundheit

Gesundheit

Make: Breyer
Scale: Mini Whinnies
Mold: Running Walk Tennessee Walking Horse Mare
Color: Metallic Purple Pintaloosa (Tobiano, Appaloosa)
Gallery: Other Color
Medium: Folk Art 668 Metallic Plum, Liquitex Gesso, Artist Color Ivory Black and Burnt Sienna
Status: Painted 2011 and SOLD

This little gal is the first horse painted from scratch for sale in the new year. Now I just need to get the rest of these guys polished off and onto the shelves as well! (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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Hesa Wild Cherry

Hesa Wild Cherry

Make: Breyer
Scale: Mini Whinnies
Mold: Standing Quarter Horse Stallion
Color: Glossy Silver Splash Overo Red Bay
Gallery: Fantasy Overo
Medium: Acrylics
Painted/Sold: Painted August 2005 and Donated

This little guy was part of a herd I painted as a donation to the 2005 Hampton Roads Classic raffle. They might not have been the most impressive of the group, but a group of inch high horses painted in bright glossy colors are great for catching people’s attention. Plus it was fun writing the advertising copy! *grin*

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Gilded Midnight

Gilded Midnight

Make: Breyer
Scale: Mini Whinnies
Mold: Cantering Tennessee Walking Horse Gelding
Color: Gold and Black Splash Overo
Gallery: Fantasy Overo
Medium: Acrylics
Status: Painted August 2005 and Donated

This little fellow is yet another horse that was painted as a donation for the 2005 Hampton Roads Classic live show. Not a whole lot more to say about him, other than the fact these little guys seem to take to metallic colors like kids to candy—and they’re just as much fun to paint! (more…)

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