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Monday, 26 September 2011

Northern Lapwing

 A commission for an anniversary











Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Boer Goats

Boer Goats
Just need the kid now, I got these so cheap on ebay, brand new - someone put them up for buy it now, just a couple of pounds each!  I hope I can get the kid for as good a price.

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Recent Repaints

First of all, a friend from the forum (schleichtiersammler) noted the ears of my Bengal tiger were too white, so I changed them and they do look better.



Secondly, another friend from the forum sent me a Schleich Wisent to repaint, it was in poor condition.
I felt bad repainting it, as I know how rare these figurines are - but it was in bad shape.









  Before you start thinking "he's a bit dark isn't he?" I based the colours on this image below:
I just loved the richness in his coat, which looks almost purple and the rusty red on his shoulders.

Friday, 9 September 2011

Tiger

Tiger, is my cat - she's ten in 6 days time, which is my birthday as well.  She's a house cat and rarely goes outside.  Her mother was a feral cat, who was just a kitten when we moved here and gradually became tame.  In her lifetime she had four litters, the first one Tiger was in.  
The following photos are of Tiger in her ecstasy, she loves the sun.



This one (above) is my favourite

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Hooded Crane

Yesterday, we had a down pour of rain and one of the drains at the side of the house over-flowed.  Afterwards I went out to check everything was OK, and had an idea when I saw the water in the grass:
I had to be quick as the water was already soaking into the ground.

Monday, 5 September 2011

Three new Kaiyodo

In a trade with a forum member I received three Kaiyodo.
'Animaltales' Common Kestrel pair and 'Natural Monuments of Japan' Hooded Crane



Friday, 2 September 2011