Drastic customizing often involves cutting our model horses to reposition them into whole new poses and breeds, but this doesn't come easy, or safe. A vice makes this process soooo much easier and safer, and that's the topic of today's Thursday Tip.
Today's tip talks about how you can replicate your successes or figure out what went wrong with a model horse custom by keeping notes. Season two of Thursday Tips with Blue Mountain Stable airs August through September, 2019.
In today's tip, I show you how to use gesso to make your white paint more opaque. Season 2 of Thursday Tips with Blue Mountain Stable airs every Thursday, August through September, 2019.
I don't know why I didn't do this sooner, but I finally started a Pinterest account just for Blue Mountain Stable and all things model horses, customizing, showing, tack, props, and tutorials. It's young but already a ton of resources for both you and me!
Expanding upon my hoof chapter in my painting details video, learn how to add stripes to your model horse's hooves.
Warped legs are horrible on a model horse, especially your brand new Breyer bling bag Stablemate! But they are fixable. Learn how in today's Thursday Tip.
It's a common question...do you need to remove the original factory paint on a model horse before customizing it? Find out the answer in today's Thursday Tip,
One of my frequent questions is how do I sculpt such freaking tiny ears? Well now I have two tutorial videos that document my complete process so that you too can create ears for Breyer Stablemates and similar small horses.
My first ever tobiano (and one of my first ever customs) placed next to my latest, and a perfect illustration of why you stick to your passions. If you've ever felt like your work will never amount to those created by the big name artists, then you need to read this.
It's actually a really big deal to sign and date your model horse customs. Find out why in today's tip video.
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