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More New Stablemate Molds

I purchased three new molds at Breyerfest 2018, so I am behind the curve in posting about them. Many artists have been customizing the Alborozo—it seems to be a favorite!
Alborozo Unicorn, a smaller, mirror image of the Traditional model by the same name, sculpted by Brigitte Eberl.

Gypsy Vanner, again a smaller version of a Traditional mold (Brishen) which is a variation of the Iberian mold but with modified legs and feathers... phew this boy has come a long way!

From above, you can see that the Brishen mold has a rather narrow shape.
Magnolia Unicorn, a smaller version of the Porcelain Traditional scale model, sculpted by Kathleen Moody.

I've started on a custom of Magnolia. I've removed the horn, and taken a little off her ears and under her jaw. She needed a little clean-up in the pasterns, too. The only epoxy I've added is on her topline. I'm looking for a little more substance for my finished piece.
I ended up adding more to her legs—adding definition to her joints—as well to her topline. I love her mane and tail! They are wonderful to paint.

 Back in February, I had a post about the new mold's I had in my hands. I thought I'd share the customs I've done from those.

Mirado with real-horse Andalusian tracing.

Mirado molds to pinto Criollos with Valegro tails. Grulla one has head tucked. (He's for sale, too)

Mirado to a dapple buckskin Lusitano stallion with braids.

Cob with real horse gypsy vanner tracing.
Cob to a silver dapple Gypsy Vanner with new mane.
Running Mare with young Arabian horse tracing.
Running mare custom to half-arab mare in dapple bay.


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