With no longer having a commute to work as a result of COVID isolation, I found I had a little more time each day for hobby activities, and here is what I'm working on!
I don't normally have this many awesome projects in my studio at once, but due to circumstances, I have some time that I am taking advantage of. It's also the perfect time to get ready for NaMoPaiMo and painting my mini resin collection.
My first micro, Maggie Bennett's fighting fjord pony, is proving to be a feisty pony to learn how to prep micros.
And Other Things in the Studio
Everyone is going nuts over Breyer shrinking the popular Alborozo mold for the Stablemate line. As a fan of everything mini, I am 100% behind this trend, although maybe not so much for the unicorn approach.
But that's okay; I'm a customizer. The horn easily came off.
Originally published January 14, 2018.
#NaMoPaiMo is National Model Painting Month, an international painting challenge in February between model horse hobbyists. It was founded and is run by Jennifer Buxton and is a fun online (and sometimes in-person) gathering of sharing progress, tips and fun.
Now in its second year, I will be participating again with another stablemate custom. I've chosen a Breyer G1 Thoroughbred mare who I am transforming into an Arabian mare. My January month will be spent finishing her sculpting and prepping her for next month's painting.
While I'm at it, I thought I'd walk you through her major changes, which I also thought would be a great insight for those wanting to know how to make stablemate customs.
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