Archives for: "February 2019"

Creatin' Contest 2019: Yay or neigh

by brae  

Or, should that be yay AND neigh?  :D  This year, I'm going to openly blog about the Creatin' Contest.  I enjoy blogging about my builds as I go, figuring out the yays and neighs along the way, and I suppose it really has been a self-imposed limit to… more »

Seeking a book

by brae  

I am seeking this book if anyone has a line on one.  It's Making Model Horse Harness by Anne Funnell.  From what I gather, she used to be Lenham Pottery Models, involved with both horse models (including scale model harness kits, which would be awesome… more »

Making a 1/12 scale horse - part 5

by brae  

Continuing work on the 1/12 scale model horse. Once the putty set, the tail seemed pretty solid so I sanded the putty areas lightly with 320 grit to smooth it further. I then covered the eyes with Winsor & Newton Masking Fluid since I want to… more »

Making a 1/12 scale horse - part 4

by brae  

Continuing work on the 1/12 scale model horse.  I found a great tutorial about removing the tail and building up with Apoxie Sculpt, though this technique ends with a sculpted tail instead of fiber.  This site directed me to two additional tutorials -… more »

Making a 1/12 scale horse - part 3

by brae  

Continuing work on the 1/12 scale model horse.  Once I removed the mane last time and saw the slit in the neck, I thought it might be easier to leave the slit to add the mane.  I could glue the hair deeper into the body for a more secure bond.  The slit… more »

The results are in...

by brae  

Half Clocked has won an Honorable Mention in the 2018 HBS Creatin' Contest!  :D It's a great honor to have my work recognized.  A huge thank you to HBS! For the full recap post on Half Clocked, click here. You can see the other winners and remaining… more »

Riverwood Cabin - colors and prep

by brae  

Starting work on Riverwood Cabin.  After viewing a lot of landscaping videos, I've decided it's better for me to build the house first then do the landscaping to fit.  I found this great inspiration house online.  I love the colors and the water's edge… more »

Micro Scale Models

by brae  

A recap post to make it easier to find the micro scale models.  You can click the title links for additional details and photos. --------- Riverwood Cabin - New Rail Models A-Frame Cabin kit in N-Scale - work in progress   Gustav's Mill - Archistories… more »

Making a 1/12 scale horse - part 2

by brae  

A few years ago, I bought a 1:12 scale Breyer Thoroughbred with the intent to flock and hair the model.  You can see that introductory post here.  I've been battling the plague this week, but now that the cold meds have worn off I can get to work.  :D… more »