Gloss Everything

Happy New Year! Goodbye 2020 and hello 2021.

My final horse of 2020 arrived! He came a few days ago, but I finally had a chance to take pictures of him. This is Benelli, the glossy version of the 2020 Breyerfest store special. I thought the matte version looked nice, but didn’t feel the need to add him. The addition of the glossy version changed the game for me. I love glossy versions of original finish models.

The gloss made Benelli’s intricate pattern pop even more. I’m so glad I bought him and receiving him in December made him feel like a late Christmas gift.

Cowboy Curtain

The workshops were one of the coolest aspects of Breyerfest 2020. I loved having the option to stream them. Because of other commitments, I wasn’t able to complete any of them that weekend. Since Breyer extended Breyerfest access, I finally had a chance to watch the cowboy curtain how-to.

I took down the measurements and supplies and waited until I had a the chance to create the prop. The opportunity came last weekend.

It’s very sturdy and the techniques I learned will help make future prop building immensely.

I want to try the Mari Lwyd next!

July Loot-The not Models

I bought numerous things during Breyerfest and the following week. These are the non model purchases. I’m waiting on a few more things to arrive, but these are the things I was most excited about receiving.

During Breyerfest I commissioned Anne Field of Field of Dolls Studio to make me a doll. It was my first time commissioning a doll. I asked if she could make a Black English riding doll that was a semi-self portrait.

Model Horse Black Doll Rider
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