Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Today's photos

If the worst part of participating in these monthly photo challenges is having to choose favorites, the best part is being inspired to dust off and re-appreciate some of the long forgotten favorites. This is Sinful Daughter. She is a custom Peter Stone ISH painted by Tracy Reedy. I bought her in 2006.
At the time, Tracy was selling a lot of wet-look Appaloosas on eBay. I thought they were the coolest thing and sold a lot of halters and bridles to be able to afford this one.
I took her to a few shows, but she never did well. That's not a deal breaker for me. If I like a horse, I'm happy to own it regardless of its competitive potential. However, after a while, I do tend to stop taking the no-hopers out. Sinful has been retired and living on a shelf for a long time. So long, in fact, I don't think she's ever been featured on this blog.
That's an injustice. I still think this horse is cool.
Today's prompt for the Shelter & Share Photo Challenge is "Spring Cleaning - What did you unearth?" I decided to ignore the second part because "Spring Cleaning" clearly equals a bath photo, and I have the perfect horse for that! Here's what I came up with.
The prompt for the April Photo Challenge is "Resin or Custom?" Once again, I am featuring an Appaloosa purchased in the pre-blog stage of my hobby life. This is Sweet Side. She is a Parrs Dream Doll resin customized and partially painted by Simrat Khalsa. I bought her as an unfinished project in the mid 2000's and completed her myself. She is the best choice for this prompt because, in addition to being a customized resin, she is often mistaken for a customized Peter Stone weanling.
That's it for today!

1 comment:

  1. Love the wet look Appaloosa. That is a lot of detail, just not in the way we see it today with hair by hair appaloosas, but still a crazy amount of detail to get all the mottling of the skin. Just lovely!

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