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Miniature Artist Hazel Rayfield Sunset Dolls House Painting :: Posted by: Hazel on March 23rd, 2017

The stages of a tiny Triptych by Miniature Artist Hazel Rayfield

Dolls House Triptych painting

African Landscape Sunset Dolls House Painting

I thought it might be of interest to show the stages of my latest Triptych miniature painting.

I paint using heat tools and specialist encaustic wax paints.

I started with cutting the specialist encaustic gloss painting card into the size I wanted in this case each piece is 2 1/4 x 1 inch.

Using a mix of red, orange and yellow wax paints I paint the sunset sky using a combination of my iron shaped stylus tool and hot air.

Then the landscape and trees start to form, the lake has a reflection of the sun setting sky and as the landscape evolved the path the ladies carring their goods, perhaps clothes and a urn for water the foreground takes shape.
Step by step painting dolls house art
Once completed I have given the painting a light polish with a cloth. I don’t use polish, varnish or sealer, just a light buff up with a soft cloth. This brings out the sheen of the wax.
I hope you like this little painting it is a dolls house size miniature.

My Miniature paintings are collectible miniature art –
Not a toy and not suitable for children.

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Dolls House furniture unique art screens :: Posted by: Hazel on December 19th, 2016

Original Art as a dolls house Screen

As you will know if you read my blog I love painting in miniature with my dolls house paintings proving to be very popular including my original art miniature screens, these unique pieces of art are now in many dolls houses and miniature properties both here in the UK and internationally.
These are some new screens I have created this month.
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Dolls House Paintings Shop for miniature art online :: Posted by: Hazel on September 21st, 2016

New Miniature Dollhouse size paintings now online

Miniature Dolls House Art

I have today with the help of my lovely husband Adrian updated the Art In Wax miniature Dollhouse Art Shop : Shop for Dolls House Art Now …..

Lots of New Paintings

I have added lots of new paintings, including some seasonal Christmas trees which were very popular last year and I know are now in both Christmas themed houses and properties and even some were given as gifts to dolls house owners.

There are also new hand tied flower bouquets, a sweet pea and rose one are now listed, if you would like a different flower bunch in this style just let me know and I can paint one especially for you….

I have painted some landscapes, the secret garden and the Lady April ones are both 2 x 2 inches square and an impressionist feel with a softness but colourful styling.

The shop still has some poppies and some screens which are very popular, used in both period and modern houses these type of room dividers are one of my best sellers ……

Easy to buy online direct from me the artist

Please visit the Art In Wax Miniature shop to buy online via paypal, or contact me if you would prefer to pay in another way. I am happy to ship worldwide, my paintings are in 15 countries across the globe but please contact me first to arrange postage costs. Postage is free to the UK addresses when purchased via paypal on the Art In Wax site.

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Flower Cottage Landscapes Online art exhibition by Hazel Rayfield :: Posted by: Hazel on August 12th, 2016

Flower Cottage Landscapes : Online art exhibit by Hazel Rayfield

Miniature Art In Wax meets “Room” size Art In Wax

Today sees the launch of a brand new collection of my Encaustic Art : Flower Cottage Exhibition

This online feature for the Art In Wax exhibition page brings together my love of painting in miniature and my love of painting flowers.
cottage landscape exhibition poster

The collection, which can ve viewed online on my exhibition page : http://www.artinwax.co.uk/exhibit-flower-cottage-landscapes.php, comprises of six paintings, each A6 in size (so approx. 6 x 4 inches) each, and features a miniature cottage painting with a foreground of vibrant flowers.

Inspiration : My Dolls House size Art

My miniature paintings especially my tiny “Dolls House Art” are very popular, I am proud that in the past few years several hundred of my small paintings have travelled to new dolls house homes and miniature collections across the world, I still paint larger pieces and these too continue to be as popular as ever.

I have, painted miniature versions of my larger pieces of art at different times, all my art is original, some inspired by nature and some just from my imagination. I don’t create prints or paint reproductions. Some of my art has a theme but no two paintings are them same even if in a similar theme.

I have sold larger pieces and miniature similar versions, which have been sold as sets, “one for you home and one for your dollhouse” !! I have also sold a few of these my “miniature meets wall art” paintings, in the same theme as this collection, so I thought it would be fun to work on a collection in this style for an exhibit feature, and as you can see below this is what I came up with ….

These paintings are for sale, this are painted on encaustic gloss card and backed with a coloured card, they are signed on the back and are £10 each plus postage and packaging.

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Vintage Car Landscape Miniature Art By miniature artist Hazel Rayfield :: Posted by: Hazel on June 9th, 2016

Vintage Car Landscape

New Miniature Art

With father’s day approaching I thought I would try something different, so this miniature painting is for my Dad.

Its a landscape with a green vintage car, its not a specific car, we can in trouble saying its based on this or that but its in the style of a vintage car and my Dad will know what I was implying !!!

I have painted the picture on my encaustic card then layered it onto a linen textured card to give the effect of a mount then it has been framed in a handmade wooden frame (I recently commissioned this and several other frames in different sizes, colours and styles from a craftsman here in the UK).

This frame is 3 x 4 inches, black painted wood and has a recess so it looks like a box frame. I don’t normally add any covering to my miniature paintings but this frame has a perfex front. As the box of the frame is deep and the painting texture not too high in this picture the covering doesn’t come near the wax paint. As with most painting medium it is recommended that the picture does NOT touch the glass, with all my paintings, large or in miniature I recommend that if you are going to frame a piece of Art In Wax you ensure that the painting is mount in such a way that the glass does not touch the wax, equally I personally feel they look great without a covering at all, as the wax has a lovely texture and sheen.

This painting is not for sale as its for my Dad, but don’t forget I paint commissions too ;-)

vintage card encaustic painting

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