A beginner's overview of the art of customizing plastic factory-produced model horses, such as Breyer, and Stone.
|This "primer" on customizing (remaking) model horses contains concise, useful information to familiarize yourself with the processes, tools and materials typically used to transform a factory model out of the box into your own custom creation.|
the Model Horse
includes recommendations of tools, filler and sculpting materials, as well as a step-by-step overview of the procedures required to take a model from start to finish. It includes basic information on techniques for repositioning limbs, resculpting areas, painting and adding lifelike hair to a model.
Safety precautions are also covered.
14 pages, illustrated
by Carol Williams
Customizing the Model Horse -- Part# BK4 -- $3.50
Additional Resources . . .
- Color Formulas & Techniques
For the Model Horse Artist currently out of print
A definitive reference regarding painting media, methods and techniques, which goes into deep detail on all aspects of hand painting model horses and resin sculptures.
- Trade Secrets III -- Artist's Website
By Chris Nandell
This detailed book goes into fine detail on how to reposition and customize plastic model horses, as well as information on how to prep and modify resin cast horse sculptures.
- How to Prep Resin-Cast sculptures for Painting
Step-By-Step online page on how to prepare resins for painting.
Acrobat PDF Version
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