Of course unless…he is a little rocker fellow like this one!
So still working on my sister’s table but in the mean time, here is the horse I’ve been working on in my spare time. Ha ha..spare time…that’s pretty funny!!
And you don’t have to adjust your monitor color, this grass is a yellow green due to being part dead and part weeds…I blame Sam.
Now the story behind this horse is he is probably as old as am. I was contacted by a lady who needed a rocking horse remodeled. It belong to her son and she was giving it to her grandchild. The problem was it was old and dirty and falling apart. Her husband wanted it to be stained and I warned her that you never know what’s hiding under old paint and when it is stained, EVERYTHING shows up. Case in point, all of this horse but she sled is painted with the same color stain. You can see the differences in the legs.
I opted to paint the bottom sled a tinted black stain color because it was pretty beat up and just needed something to ground it. I thought this worked.
This is what Billy looked like before…oh yeah…I named him. Hell, I worked on him so long I thought it wasn’t proper to call him “horse” anymore. I’ll keep that part from my client
By the way, Billy was a blond and I made him a Brunette. I didn’t do it on purpose, I just couldn’t find hair for him to save my life. I think dark hair suites him just fine.
Here he is now:
And there you have the new and improved Billy. He’s actually a pretty big horse. Don’t know if you can tell from my photos.
(I seriously need to look at getting a better camera don’t I)
Well, thanks for stopping by and have a great week!!