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1:24 dollhouse miniature furniture original art :: Posted by: Hazel on March 24th, 2018

1:24 Scale Dolls House Furniture

Painting Tiny Art

I was recently asked if I painted for 1:24 scale. Which I hadn’t before, but I took the commission as you may know from reading my blog I do love a challenge …… I painted a tiny cottage landscape just 1 inch by 1 1/4 inches, following showing this I have sold a couple more paintings for this scale dolls house and been asked to do more commissions.

I showed these tiny pieces on Facebook and have had a lot of comments, this has lead me to paint more pictures in the scale and this week I decided to try something different.

My 1:12 (the size I mostly paint for ) dolls house screens / room dividers have always been very popular. Each being an original painting as a unique piece of miniature furniture. So I decided to try some at this smaller scale.

Quote about dolls house scales

“The most common standard for
adult collectors is 1:12 scale, also called 1″ or one inch scale (where 1 foot is represented by 1 inch.) Among adult collectors there are also smaller scales which are much more common in the United States than in Britain. 1:24 or half inch scale (1 foot is 1/2″) was popular in Marx dollhouses in the 1950s but only became widely available in collectible houses after 2002, about the same time that even smaller scales became more popular, like 1:48 or quarter inch scale (1 foot is 1/4″) and 1:144 or “dollhouse for a dollhouse” scale.”

Wikipedia https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dollhouse

1:24 Dolls’ House Room Dividers
1:24 dollhouse art furniture

Painted in Encaustic Wax paints on specialist gloss card. I have backed the panels with card and the back has a coloured card backing to cover up the paper tape that creates the concertina effect.

Approximately 7.5 cm high with each panel 2 cm wide. They are delicate pieces of furniture.

It is great fun and very challenging painting this tiny.

Hope you like these new tiny pieces of art and furniture. My Husband Adrian made me this little set up help me get my eye in for this tiny scale. And it makes a lovely way to display the art and screens.

1:24 scale dollhouse art

I will be painting more in this scale, in fact I have four to paint as a commission for a collector in Scotland who has a country cottage style dolls house 1:24 scale. I will also be listing pieces in my Etsy show over the next few weeks too.

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Dolls House and Collectible Miniature Art by Hazel Rayfield :: Posted by: Hazel on February 19th, 2018

Selling Miniature Art

…….. or should that be buying miniature art ?

Dolls House and Collectible Miniature Art by Hazel Rayfield

There are three main places where my miniature paintings can be viewed and purchased. These being ; this website and by direct contact via my website, via my Facebook page and via my Etsy store, which is where I have my largest stock holding and where most of my International sales initiate from, my art is now in sixteen countries on four continents as far as I know !! Yes I have to pinch myself sometimes !!

Whichever of these places you order your miniature art from you are buying direct from me the artist and therefore know the provenance of your original art.

Buying From The Art In Wax Website

Everyone of my miniature art paintings is unique, some may be similar but no two are identical. Each is an original unique piece of miniature art.

As you can see I love colour. The encaustic paint has such a vibrant depth of colour which suits me and my style of painting very well.

My passion for painting in miniature has lend me paint many subjects, some more than others, my fairy paintings are very popular as are my landscapes and flowers.

Floral bouquets and flowers which I do love to paint, pretty landscapes with cottages, windmills and occasionally a vintage caravan or river maybe. I also love to paint seascapes, beach huts, sailing boats and the odd galleon !!

If you buy a listed piece from my dollhouse shop page on this website and you in the UK then postage is free. I’m happy mail overseas from Art In Wax but the postage needs to be added.
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Facebook

My Facebook page and the Facebook miniature community is where I often show my newest and latest paintings and sometimes my work in progress. This is resulted in many sales from this and often paintings are bought before they reach either my website shop or my Etsy store.

I accept PayPal payments here on Art In Wax or if you contact me directly via Facebook.

Miniature and Dolls’ House Art In Wax on Etsy

This is how my miniature art store on the international shopping outlet Etsy looks this morning. Well the front page sections.

I ship worldwide and on Etsy they sort out all the currencies conversions and offer different methods of payment, PayPal is used and paying via direct card payments.

As you can see from this ”snap shot” the listings are very varied …… I paint to suit many types of dolls house and miniature property.

My paintings suit an array of room styles from bedrooms, nursery’s to lounge, dining rooms, I’m told they are in grand hotels, mansion houses, boutiques, shops, tea rooms, cafes and much much more …… plus some unique themed room boxes and diorama settings. There are several posts on my blog showing some of the pieces in their homes. Also my screens, which are miniature room dividers are an original art as unique miniature furniture.
Etsy dollhouse paintings store

What’s my favourite?

People ask me what are my favourite to paint, that’s a really hard question.

I love painting, its my passion and yes I have had favourite pieces but often my favourite depends on my mood and the challenge I’m working on. Pretty landscapes, the challenge of the windmills and cottages, bouquet of flowers, poppies of course, roses and sunflowers too, spring flowers, a touch of fantasy with fairies and fairy door paintings, seascapes and surfer beaches, vintage caravan or retro cars, cupcakes and Easter chicks all these dollhouse and collectible miniature ACEO art cards have a place in my favourites……..

What’s your favourite?

What’s your favourite piece of miniature Art In Wax

Why not leave a comment below.

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Painting Miniature Fairy Fantasy Art :: Posted by: Hazel on February 15th, 2018

Painting miniature collectible and dolls house art in encaustic hot Wax

Miniature dollhouse miniature painting by Hazel Rayfield
This month I have been painting fairies. They are great fun to paint, great to let my imagination just flow with the Wax!

Below are some of my new fairy pieces. And you can also see how I put the finishing touches to this pretty “Flower Bouquet Fairy” which is just 2.5 x 3.5 inches in size.

Watch me paint in miniature !!

This week Adrian filmed me painting the finishing touches This fairy painting that is now for sale in my Etsy store.

I have also shownthis film direct to my Art In Wax Facebook page and it has had lots of comments and views, I love to see how people create their miniatures so I thought it would be fun to show this little insight into how I paint. It’s been a while since we did any videos for the blog etc. But this year I hope to do more.

I hope you enjoy watching, if you would like to leave me a comment that would be great …..

Buying Art In Wax Miniatures

I have lots of miniature art for Dolls Houses and Collectors in my Art in Wax Miniatures Shop and on Etsy in my miniatures shop their…

Dollhouse fairy paintings

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Miniature dollhouse art Yosemite National Park :: Posted by: Hazel on January 29th, 2018

My Latest Miniature Painting Commissions

Yosemite National Park

The brief for my newest commission piece was to paint a landscape, at the Park that was based on a photo Lady sent me. She also mentioned maybe at sunset so I decided to paint two for her to choose from and she has confirmed this morning she would like both.

So these two pieces of Miniature art will be off to the United States this week. These are dollhouse size paintings at 2 x 2 1/4 inches and 2 x 2 3/4 inches but this lady, who has bought my art in the past is a miniature collector and these pieces will go into her miniature collection.

Yosemite National Park ….. my latest commission paintings

Yosemite National Park dollhouse paintings
This was a fun challenge and Yosemite NationalPark looks like an amazing place …… thank you Susan for allowing me to show your photo and you new paintings 😊

Dolls house art commission paintings

Why not commission a piece of my art for your dollhouse or miniature collection ?

If you would like a special picture, painted just for your doll house or art collection, in my style naturally, all my Art In Wax is original art, I don’t do copies / reproductions.
Contact me by commenting and / or messaging me to discuss your request.
I am happy to ship worldwide if you are happy to pay postage. Art In Wax is now in 16 countries on 4 continents – as far as I know 🙂

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