Basically, I've been in a very cross country-type mood lately, judging by my current projects. There's this micro diorama, kind of a sequel to last year's version:
I have a massive reference folder of fences and obstacles from the London 2012 Olympics, and this guy has been near the top for years now.
It's still very much in the rough stages, and I have a whole 'nother post coming together about the process of this project, but it's been fun so far!
The other time-suck on my desk is also of the eventing variety, and also a project I've been itching to tackle for years now: this awesomely tacky Devoucoux saddle from a Braymere post a while back.
|The wrinkled skirt has since been replaced- sigh!|
I bought myself some high-quality leather paints for a racing set a few years ago and haven't really had the chance to use them since. So far with this saddle I've been really pleased with the paint, and all the touching and handling involved in assembling it hasn't seemed to phase the painted pieces. I do have some anxiety about paint flaking off or chipping away, but *knock on wood* so far so good!
I'm off to make some very red panels!