Breyer G2 Stablemate Paso Fino

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D’Lembrança

D’Lembrança

D’Lembrança

D’Lembrança means Of Memory in Portuguese and she’s one of the few fully prepped bodies pulled from my old body box. It’s amazing how well gesso holds up over the years!

This little gal was my first stab at a primarily pastel horse (no acrylic basecoat, just white gesso) this time around. She was supposed to end up a brighter red bay, but I know enough not to argue with a horse when it chooses another color path.

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Portrait Horse: Keno

Keno

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Paso Fino (G2)
Color: Black Tobiano
Gallery: Tobaino
Medium: Acrylics
Status: Painted 200? and Sold 200?

This little guy is a portrait of Jet’s Chief Keno owned by Sherry Foxworth of Rocking S Farm. He was one of the last portrait horses that I painted and the one I’m proudest of. He’s the best match so far from horse to model, although he wasn’t quite as complicated as Sierra. (more…)

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Nachtlied

Nachtlied

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Paso Fino (G2)
Color: Dark Bay
Gallery: Bay
Medium: Acrylics
Status: Painted 200? and Sold 200?

Nachtlied Is German for ‘Night Song’ and this started the dark bay German silliness that followed in Nachtmaus and Nachtkatze. I know that these little guys are probably renamed as soon as they head out the door to their new owners, but coming up with names is one of my favorite parts of the process. (more…)

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Red Baron

Red Baron

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

This little gal is something of an oddity in terms of painting techniques. Normally I paint a solid base color and then go back and add white markings, but in this case I left the primer coat alone painted ‘around’ the white markings instead. (more…)

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Sonata Sunrise

Sonata Sunrise

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Paso Fino (G2)
Color: Orange-Red Dun
Gallery: Solid Color
Medium: Acrylics
Status: Painted 2002 and Sold June 2002

I distinctly remember painting this little gal because I didn’t have any orange horses yet. Orange was one of my least favorite colors, but as you can tell it’s grown on me a bit over the years. (more…)

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Nuvem Roxa

Make: BreyerScale: StablemateMold: Paso Fino (G2)Color: Purple Bay Frame OveroGallery: OveroMedium: Acrylics, Liquitex Dioxazine PurpleStatus: Painted 200? and Sold 200? This little gal’s named is…

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D’Notte

D'Notte

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Paso Fino (G2)
Color: Dark Blue and Silver
Medium: Silver Acrylic, Liquitex Phthalocyanine Blue
Status: Painted 200? and Sold 200?

D’Notte is a rather mangled version of the Italian ‘Of Night’ and she was named for the both the deep blue color and the way the silver stencils mimicked the moon.

Midnight Wish and Zodiac’s Curse were also inspired by the night sky, although I think Zodiac pulls it off the best of the three. (more…)

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