Saturday, November 23, 2013

Poses The Noses

The original model horse nose :(

 Gather your REAL references by photo or in life*

Just checking, not this real!!! Although noses vary.

The tools I use to get the job done.

Now for the fun part!!
Elimination of the malformed factory nose.

Wear your protection; goggles, mask, & gloves.

Looking Debonair*

Nose The Pose :O) 

Sunday, November 17, 2013

A New Pony

A new kids Quarter Pony Custom Sculpture inspired from my Son's 4-H group, these ponies love their little riders.

The victim (model horse)

Reference Photo for pose.  Thank You Jennifer* please visit Jennifer~

Finished re-sculpt ready for paint.

The other finished side 

 The carnage begins 
Drill holes to insert sturdy wire.

Roughing out the surface where work is to be performed.  Easier for apoxies and glue mixtures to stick without separation. 

The two ends attached with super glue, baking soda, and sturdy coated wire.

Find the correct position before you start adding more baking soda and glue to seal the deal. 

Plastic dust!! wear your protection, eye goggles, breathing mask & gloves!!

Old muscling removed.  Surface roughed up/ scored.

The sculpt fill, some supplies used.

Was not happy with first apoxy application.

Sanded down to re-start

:) happy moment* 

Plugging in the muscling 


Sanding...there is a lot more of this.

more sanding...


muscling the inside leg

upper leg muscling sculpted in

More Refinement

First coat (light spray) of primer. Pleased to say there was no anomalies found!! This does not happen often*

:) Happy Dance 
 The End
Now for the coat color?  Sherryyyy....