Several weeks ago I came across miniature plastic buckles on eBay. These are designed for 1:6 scale military/action figures, but I figured they miiiiight work in 1:9, so I ordered a few sets. The larger, which is 5mm, best fits 1/4 inch ribbon or lace (but it's a tight fit) while the small 3mm buckle … Continue reading More Dog Collars
Even though I'm more of a cat person, a lot of dogs have been added to the collection lately. This weekend I decided that they all needed fancy collars. The end result: I switched things up a little for the retriever... his is leather, not nylon. 🙂 And since this pup has been wearing the … Continue reading Colorful Collars
A while back I picked up these minis from Joann's: I think they're meant for fairy gardens. I'm not a fairy garden sort of person but I do love how craft stores like Joann's and Michaels have an assortment of miniatures for them. The scale is all over the place of course, and they're kind … Continue reading Tiny Ravens
Last month I started working on another cat sculpture. It started off as a foil and wire creature... ... and was slowly built up into something that resembled a cat. Here she is next to my first sculpted cat: I had every intention of flocking or hairing her, but that attempt didn't turn out quite … Continue reading Black Cat
I painted a dog.
I've got a thing for corgis. It's silly, really, but I think they're adorable. It's no surprise that Breyer's corgi recently made it into my collection. But, I bought a body... with the intent of repainting it... I'm no customizer! What was I thinking?! Surprisingly, he turned out cute. Far from "perfect," but cute. And … Continue reading I painted a dog.