This category covers any horse with the Overo pattern, from minimal to maximal expression. (No solid colors.)

Unnamed Custom Foal

Unnamed Custom Foal

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Scratching Foal (G2)
Color: Amber Champagne Overo
Gallery: Overo
Medium: Acrylics
Status: Painted in 200? and Sold 200?

This is the second half of a custom order, the unnamed rearing arabian was done in a matching coat pattern. Not much to say about this little one I didn’t already say on the adult, although I wasn’t as happy with the paint pattern on this one. (more…)

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Punkin

Punkin (Breyer Stablemate)

Punkin

Nothing like a little glossy attitude to brighten up a shelf!

This little gal was done around Halloween, hence the name, and was one of the few foals that I sold individually.

Foals rarely sold for as much as adults and the time and material costs were high enough that it wasn’t effective to sell them individually. But when I listed her at the adult price, she was snapped up the first time out on eBay.

This was one of the later horses I painted and probably one of the last standing foals I’ll get to customize. Since Breyer has phased out all of the G1 molds, these little guys are going to be few and far between. *sighs*

But she turned out great, so at least I have no regrets! *grin*

The white really popped on this model, I think because of the gloss. Also, using the pastels to blend the black points really helped keep the orange bright.

One of the real headaches with blending yellow and orange with black is that it tends to turn unappetizing colors. Thanks to the pastels there was no actual blending of the black and orange, just a gradual layering to tie the two colors together.

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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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Portrait Horse: Profitina’s Mini Me

Profitina
Profitina

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Paso Fino (G2)
Color: Chestnut Frame Overo
Gallery: Overo
Medium: Acrylics and Pastels
Status: Painted in 200? and Sold 200?

This is a portrait horse that was painted for Emily Woodward (yay for notes!) and that I was actually rather proud of the way it turned out.

I did get better at the portrait models as I went along, but I was always petrified that I was going to mess them up. Doing a normal custom for someone is easy, a bay is a bay is a bay… but when it’s your bay, then it’s Bay with capital B. (more…)

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