Escape Velocity Have a desk or a bookshelf that is in desperate need of some physics-inspired bay awesomeness? Then look no further, this little gal…
Breyer Stablemate G3 Warmblood
Galloping out of the fairy lands, this handsome steed is looking for someone to raise some mischief with!
Underhill is a Breyer Stablemate Warmblood (G3) painted a shiny metallic green tobiano with sharp black points, star and snip, realistic eyes, and a coat of chrome to light his way through the dark. While he might fight a little with the camera (as you can tell from the photos), he looks good no matter what shade of green he comes out.
But don’t let his tricks with the camera fool you, this little guy is all Seelie Court at heart, and his pranks are harmless fun!
Newton’s Laws of Motion dictate that a body at rest tends to stay at rest—and he wasn’t kidding! This little gal sat half-finished on my workbench for almost two months before she finally got going again. Not as impressive as the seven year hibernation of most of my body box, but certainly longer than anticipated!
Once this little gal got up and moving, she was headed for the hills. Newton is painted in acrylics and pastels as a bright red bay with minimal tobiano markings and a short blaze (or a long star). She’s got just enough chrome to stand out in a herd and should make a great addition to your shelves.
I have no idea if she would by LSQ, but depending on the shows in your area (and the price-points of the competition), she might have a chance. I definitely think she’s PSQ and should do well in photos shows, but as always ‘show quality’ is in the eye of the beholder. If you have any doubts, please ask for more photos!
Medium: Liquitex Artist’s Color Acrylics (Ivory Black, Gesso, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Yellow Oxide, Light Portrait Pink), Sargent Art Chalk Pastels (Earthtone)
Nocte Rex is Latin for King of the Night and this little guy is definitely rocking the midnight hours! He’s got a deep blue-bay coat, glossed silver hooves and a silver star to light the way ahead. I was tempted to add a few more constellations along his flanks, but he seemed content as is.
Rex is a simple little custom; starting with a flat blue coat I added the bay shadings with pastels and then touched them up with acrylics. He’s finished in matte with only the silver markings (and realistic eyes) done in gloss.
He’s had his seams sanded and logo removed, but no other modifications to the mold beyond that. He’s meant as a shelf piece, but he might make a nice photo shower as well… I’m just not sure he’s flashy enough to place (alas).