Be Kind to Your Brushes

And don't leave them out without cleaning them, or you get this:


Poor paintbrush got left out after a couple coats of sealer on a saddle.  It's a lost cause, but at least it was a cheap brush.  Still, I like to get a little more mileage out of them first.

In other news, I still don't have the room to work on much.  I'm experimenting with some projects I've had lying around, though, including a barrel racing set.  This afternoon I tested out a gag bit.


And here's where I'm doing the work: