Archives for: "December 2019"

Making a 1/12 scale horse - part 7

by brae  

Continuing work on the 1/12 scale model horse. As a reminder, this is where I started - a 1:12 scale Breyer Thoroughbred. I've completed Jebediah for pictures today, but I do plan to redo the mane and tail. This was my first time hairing a horse, but I… more »

Mail Wagon - sneak peek

by brae  

We're down to the wire...again. :D more »

Ivy Hollow - windows, updated

by brae  

I ended up adding the mullions, and it transformed the windows instantly. :D more »

Ivy Hollow - tree, part 4

by brae  

I've finished up the tree. :] Love looking up through the branches. more »

Ivy Hollow - tin roof

by brae  

I've made a rusted roof in the past, but this time I needed something that wasn't new but wasn't too old. I used QUICKUTZ We R Memory Keepers adhesive backed metal sheets. Back in 2010, I purchased a similar material in a 12-pack from Hobby Lobby. I… more »

Making a 1/12 scale horse - part 6

by brae  

Continuing work on the 1/12 scale model horse. After the initial primer coat, I fine-tuned the body and then did a final primer coat. I started the final paint with some shadowing. I thought he looked like Batman right here. The hair was accomplished… more »

Ivy Hollow - tree, part 3

by brae  

Continuing work on the┬átree. Sprouting foliage! :D Good thing I chose autumn, so my tree can be sparse. haaaaa more »

Ivy Hollow - random progress

by brae  

I did a lot of work over the long holiday weekend, and here are a few sneak peeks. I will be writing in more detail on these later. I'm going to paint the final finish on Jebediah in the coming days, so I've masked the eyes again and applied the final… more »

Ivy Hollow - landscaping, part 1

by brae  

I'm not sure what I can accomplish in the next two weeks until I have to stop, take pictures and submit my entry, but I am giving it a shot at least. :D Landscaping takes overnight drying in stages, so I figured I had better get started. I fit the… more »