RAYNA - Breyer Proud Arabian Mare finished in dark liver 'oxblood' chestnut.
Commissioned and owned by Michele Thorsteinson. Completed July, 2008.
FLAME - Morgen Kilbourn's "Dinky Duke" mini TB resin painted in bright flame-chestnut
as a commission for Corrie McDermott;
multi NAN-qualified and Live Show Champion;
NAN Top 10 in Workmanship (2008).
Completed July, 2008. (photographs by Corrie McDermott, and used with permission.)
Fame Willie Skip - Sarah Rose's "Lonestar" resin, commissioned and painted
as a pseudo portrait model of Kate Cabot's real QH by the same name.
Completed July, 2007. Collection of Kate Cabot.
Unnamed - Traditional Nahar resin sculpted by Sarah Rose and commissioned
by Tami Blankenship. Completed March, 2007.
PacMan - Laura Behning mini Morgan resin painted as a portrait model
of my dear friend Andrea's late Morgan gelding, "PacMan."
Completed December, 2006, and in the collection of Andrea and
Mambo Number Five ("Lou") - Sarah Rose's "Independence" resin in
golden liver chestnut.
NAN qualified in both Breed and Workmanship and Top 10'd in his
very first show, and Top 10'd in both Breed and Workmanship at
Empire Live (his second show) ... Live show performance champion,
Original braids removed and redone in real ribbon by Danielle Miller
(most photos show him before he was "re-braided" ... performance
photos courtesy of Danielle Miller).
Commissioned and owned by Danielle Miller, and completed in July, 2006.
A Royal Paine - named in homage to 18th century
philosopher/patriot Thomas Paine, this horse was a
collaboration between Chris Jahlee and Danelle Gatcombe
on Chris' "WBP Covenant Kept" resin.
Chris slightly resculpted and gelded him, and he was then
painted to a dapple liver chestnut by Danelle Gatcombe.
NAN qualified at his first show (Granite State Live 2006),
owned by Janet Vernon.
Eva - NAN 2006 TOP TEN AR/OS GAITED/SPANISH TYPE FOALS (BREED)
and NAN 2006 TOP TEN AR/OS TRADITIONAL CHESTNUT (WORKMANSHIP)!!!
Kathi Bogucki's lovely "Strawberry Jam" resin as a true redhead.
Named for the wicked and wily heroine of
my tenth published book.
NAN qualified, live show champion.
Completed February, 2006; collection of the artist.
Celsiana - Brigitte Eberl's "Mahibah" Arabian mare resin,
painted in iron oxide liver chestnut.
Probably my very favorite Eberl resin, with so much
character and sweetness, but like Sarah Rose's Nahar,
is very hard to photograph.
Completed February, 2006; collection of the artist.
Sexy Rexy Rose -- WV Portrait Resin by Karen Gerhardt in chocolate
Commissioned and owned by Susie Ellis.
Completed November, 2005.
Rikka -- Carlee Balling's mini Warmblood resin in liver
Completed September, 2005, commissioned and owned by Tanya Kopkey.
Vertical Horizon - Lermond "Vertical Limit" in bright
Completed June 2005. Commissioned and owned by Jenn Al-Beik.
Party Mix -- NAN 2006 NATIONAL CHAMPION AR/OS THOROUGHBRED (BREED),
and FINALIST FOR AR/OS TRADITIONAL CHESTNUT (WORKMANSHIP)!!!
Kathi Bogucki's "ReRun" resin in liver chestnut.
Portrait of my MRF G1 stakes winner, Party Mix.
Multi-NAN qualified, and live show champion at Nor'Easter Live, Groton, MA, 2006.
Completed spring, 2005. Collection of the artist.
Breyer Stablemate Arab Stallion painted in light golden
Completed in May, 2005. Commissioned and owned by Michele Thorstenstein.
Dixie - Breyer Stablemate Arab Mare painted in chestnut.
Completed in May, 2005.
NAN-qualified, commissioned and owned by Michele Thorstenstein.
Top Brass - Animal Artistry mini Thoroughbred resin painted
to dappled chestnut.
Completed January, 2005. NAN qualified, collection of the artist.
Unnamed Lermond "Ostentatious" resin in chestnut sabino;
commissioned and owned by Gretchen Johnson.
Completed March, 2005.
Emmaline - Lucas "Tesla" resin in baby (Belgian) chestnut -
commissioned and owned by Daphne Mazuz, completed January, 2004.
NAN-qualified and live show champion.
Snazzy - portrait model (a Christmas present!) of my sister's first horse, a QH.
Breyer "Zippo" mold with resculpted mane, tail and hips.
Completed December 2004 and owned by my sister.
Eagle - Stacy Tumlinson's "Desperado" resin in bright red chestnut
Completed June 2004 and owned by Linda Zaitlin.
Martinis & Mayhem -- Carlee Balling's mini American Saddlebred resin in flaxen
liver chestnut, commissioned and owned by Tanya Kopkey.
Qualified in live showing for Region X Regionals.
Completed January, 2004.
Marra Fee al-Haya -- Sarah Minkiewicz's rare and coveted 'Orinocco'
resin, whose name means 'once in a lifetime.'
I painted this one in a shaded flaxen liver chestnut and gave him lots
of colored pencil detailing in his mane and tail (which don't show up
in these photos, unfortunately), but he's awfully hard to photograph
so none of these photos really show his detailing.
One of only a few painted Orinocco resins in known existence, he NAN
qualified and Top Tenned in his first show (JAHS 2003) and went on
to win Champion Arabian at the Region X Regionals!
Completed in September, 2003.
Collection of the artist and is not for sale.
Asaalah -- Carlee Balling's mini Arab mare painted in liver
commissioned by and in the collection of Betty Hook.
Completed June, 2003.
Breyer SM leaping foal done in "baby" chestnut with added
base; completed spring, 2003. Collection of Lisa Algarin
FIERY BLAST -- Carlee Balling mini standing Morgan resin in
liver chestnut, done as portrait model of the real Morgan
gelding of the same name. A Christmas present to my dear
friend, Andrea Coursey, and her husband Doug, owners of the
real Fiery Blast. Completed December, 2002.
Beswick "Bois Roussell" thoroughbred restored and painted in chestnut.
Collection of the artist, completed May 2002.
ABINGDON AFYRE -- Carlee Balling Arab resin painted to
bright red chestnut; completed in March, 2001. Sold in
private sale at 2002 Breyer Brunch.
Breyer classic Silky Sullivan CM'd to Al Khamsa/Babson-type
Egyptian Arabian with higher croup and finished in dapple
liver chestnut with mohair mane and tail. Completed in
April, 2001, collection of the artist (currently scheduled
ASADD IBN ANTAR -- Eberl "Asmody" resin done in bright red
chestnut with high whites; completed in February 2001 and
owned by Beth Brownell.
ABINGDON MAYFAIR -- Breyer "Touch Of Class" in dappled
chestnut with added horseshoes. An early work completed in
summer, 2000, this was my first chestnut. Collection of the