Midnight Royal

Midnight Royal

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Saddlebred (G2)
Color: Dark Purple-bay and Silver Tobiano
Gallery: Tobiano
Medium: Acrylics, Liquitex Dioxazine Purple
Status: Painted 200? and Sold 200?

This dashing gal was modeled after a real horse, as you can see by the reference photos, but was not a custom order. I was trying to learn the tobiano patterns and wanted to work from life as opposed to imagination and this looked like a fun one to try. (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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Pouca Nuvem

Pouca Nuvem

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Trotting Foal (G2)
Color: Purple Bay Frame Overo
Gallery: Overo
Medium: Acrylics, Liquitex Dioxazine Purple
Status: Painted 200? and Sold 200?

This little gal’s named is ‘Little cloud’ in Portuguese (per Babelfish) and was an Add-a-Foal on the custom order for Nuvem Roxa. As I remember the order was for specific molds in a purple overo pattern, with the details being artist’s choice. (more…)

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Purple Rain (Custom Breyer Stablemate Cantering Foal)

Purple Rain
Purple Rain

Make: Breyer
Scale: Stablemate
Mold: Cantering Foal (G2)
Color: Purple Bay
Gallery: Solid Color
Medium: Acrylics, Liquitex Dioxazine Purple
Status: Painted 200? and Sold 200?

Every so often I pull a complete blank on why I painted one of the models… this little guy is a perfect example. I know he was probably an Add-a-Foal, but darned if I can figure out for whom. (more…)

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Thingamapony

Thingamapony

Once upon a time there was a Doodle Pony so purple that not even the most stubborn of Marthas could figure out a way to make her appear correctly in photographs… (goldarnit!)

Thingamapony might be wearing her Dioxazine Purple points with a rather malevolent glee, but she’s got enough spark to spice up any bookshelf herd. Heck, she’ll even come make your office look that much more awesome if you let her!

This little gal is a shaded metallic purple (amethyst) with slightly darker points (evil dioxazine purple) that mimic a bay horse. As you can see from the ‘with flash’ photos, this little gal has a lavender mane, not the dark purple that shows up in most of the photographs. The base body color seems to come through without problems so I’m not sure why the points insist on being so much bluer than they are in real life.

Her silver doodle pony markings are bolder than the norm, but that’s because this little gal wouldn’t settle for anything less. She’s here to make a splash and remind you that purple is the color of royalty for a reason. (That reason being tyrian purple was crazy expensive at the time, but don’t tell her that!)

Medium: Unknown Acrylics, Silver Sharpie, FolkArt 411 Purple, 654 Metallic Amethyst, Liquitex Dioxazine Purple, Mars Black, Liquitex Gloss Varnish

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