Tuesday, February 24, 2015

What's on the bench - February 2015

CM Huckleberry Bey in progress

CM Peter Stone Arab in progress.  Just started this one.  It was a headless body I picked up a long time ago.  Lots of work to be done!
Another PS Arab body I have, for comparison.
This is the second time I've worked with this mold.  Above is the first CM I did back in the early 2000's.  Painted in oils by Chris Nandell and retained in my collection.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A year goes by

Without a post!?  A very busy year with not-much-time for artwork.  I'm trying to fit it in as of late.  Here are a few progress pics of what's on the table right now.  With any luck I'll be able to finish a few of these guys this year. :)
Mane wires and eyeballs verson 2.0 for Huck

Before working on his face

Breyer Jumper resurected from the body box of oblivion

Some primer for Salinero

Planning out on paper my next CM, Totilas to a Mustang

Monday, January 13, 2014

More refining on the Salinero piece.

He's nearly done now.  Not long before he's ready for primer. :) 

Monday, October 7, 2013

A tail for the Salinero CM

Over the weekend I worked on the tail of my Salinero CM.  I'm please, I think, so now the real question is what to do for his mane.  I'm torn between braided and loose.  Braided would be more performance showing friendly, loose would be more dramatic and balance the image better, I think, than a braided mane.  This one will not be for sale, and I don't show performance......I'm thinking loose is going to be the way to go.

Sorry for the low light cell phone pictures.  I need to build a new light box and get some good ones with my Canon.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Salinero Custom - current pics

Here's a most recent set of (cell phone) pictures of the Salinero CM that I've been working on for (ahem) the past five years.  He needs a mane, the rest of his tail and prep work, that's it!  I'm hoping to get him done by the end of this year.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Isherwood Studios - on the blog-o-sphere!

So, welcome to the Isherwood Studios blog!  Ok, so it's more of the "when Isherwood has time to sit down at the dining room table and sculpt which is practically never" blog, but I'm really hoping opening up this portal to share what I'm up to and when will help me, and entertain you!

On the right, you'll notice some historical pages that I created of works I've done in the recent past.  Enjoy browsing while you're waiting for updates on the up coming new stuff!  New works will be added to the list once they're done.  Until then, progress reports will show up in blog posts.

I'm currently perpetually working on three pieces at the moment, a Breyer Huckleberry Bey to a galloping stock horse, a Breyer Salinero to a side stepping Lusitano and a simple CM on the new Peter Stone Santa Fe Morgan.  Here are a few of the latest pics of each.

Salinero CM in the works.
Galloping Huck Bey in the works.
Well, I just looked for some photos of the Santa Fe Morgan and I can't find any, but I am doing a couple of things with him.  His legs are too short, so they got stretch a little, his neck was horrible, so he's getting a new one of those, head now turned in the opposite direction, and he'll have a new tail.
More pictures and updates to follow as they come!