Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
It is such a small hobby that we are a part of with almost everybody knowing everybody else, so when someone is lost - especially such a wonderful artist - it is a major blow for everyone. Her Dragonflight Studio homepage with all of the wonderfully painted models that she has done can be seen here: http://www.dragonflightstudio.com/
There is also a really great Youtube documentary video that has some footage of Kathy and her husband Greg at a midwest show in 2007. It is my favorite: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68hEto84Cu4
A tribute video that another hobbyist has made. I have a very hard time making it all the way through this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUWl48F5Bho&playnext_from=TL&videos=5Q02SZ0OmlU
Kathy and Jet. Photo courtesy of Dragonflight Studio.
Above is a picture of "Dragonflight Beureguard" that Kathy painted in November 2004. I bought this guy on E-Bay from Kathy when he was couple of days old - brand new, fresh from her studio. He stands roughly 4" inches tall. I thought that this guy was UBER cool when I first seen him, because he's the top mount of a trophy originally sculpted by Gladys Brown. Remember the old horse show trophies from the 60's and 70's with the plastic horses on top? This guy is one of those! I couldn't resist adding him to my collection. I thought that it took great inspiration and a very adventurous spirit to cold paint one of these guys. Kathy did an excellent job on him. I'm very proud that he is part of my collection, and a great momento of a very talented artist. Via Con Didos Kathy.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Monday, June 7, 2010
A view of the Colombia river from the Biggs bridge halfway in between the Oregon and Washington border. There are some great views on our way to the ride.