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Painting a Dolls House size Hummingbird Picture :: Posted by: Hazel on February 18th, 2019

Hummingbird Miniature Dolls House PaintingHummingbird dollhouse painting

Watch me paint miniature Art In Wax

I was painting this picture the other day and thought it might be fun to get my husband to take a quick video, I’ve not shown me painting this small before.

You can watch me putting the finishing touches to this hummingbird painting which is just one inch in width.

I use specialist tools and branded encaustic wax paint.

This is part 1

Hummingbird Miniature Dolls House Painting Encaustic Wax Painting by Hazel Rayfield Watch me putting the finishing…

Posted by Art In Wax on Saturday, 16 February 2019

And part 2

Part #2 Hummingbird Miniature Dolls House Painting Encaustic Wax Painting by Hazel Rayfield Watch me putting the…

Posted by Art In Wax on Saturday, 16 February 2019

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Period art :: Posted by: Hazel on February 9th, 2019

New Miniature Art In Wax Dolls House Paintings – Period Style !

“The Lady In The Sitting Room”

This new piece of my miniature art for a dollhouse has a lady of a period (you decide) with her sewing and her aspidistra planter on the table by the fire place, this is definitely the Lady of the house’s Room with her pink drapes at the window.
I have layered this painting on a rustic painted card for an antique look and it is for sale in a wood frame, the frame is handmade, especially for my art, bespoke in fact by a uk craftsman. Size 2 x 2 1/2 inches overall when framed. The frame is front loading so the painting is stuck in.

A Miniature Challenge

My husband likes to challenge me ….
And after recently seeing my miniature sewing machine painting said “you could do a spinning wheel “ so I thought why not I’ll give it a go !!! This what I’ve come up with…….

“The Cat In The Spinning Room”

A period style scene with a cat in the foreground and a lady using a spinning wheel in the background, this tiny painting has lots of details and is very much a new style for my miniature art. I felt this painting needed a more ornate frame so it is for sale in the gold effect frame, which is a Streets Ahead miniature. Overall size including the frame is 2 1/2 x 2 inches approx.

Spinning wheel painting dollhouse

Buying These Paintings

These two miniature paintings are currently ( at the time of writing) listed for sale in my Etsy online store.

I ship worldwide from Southend-on-Sea, England, in fact my art is currently in 16 countries on 4 continents as far as I know ….. which I am very proud of and have to pinch myself when I think about it !!

Visit my Etsy store here : https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ArtInWax

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Dolls House Haberdashery Paintings :: Posted by: Hazel on February 5th, 2019

Haberdashery In Miniature

Haberdashery sewing machine art
A collector of my miniature art, who is a dolls house collector and miniaturist contacted me a short while ago as she was starting her latest project, a miniature 1:12th scale haberdashery, come dress shop, come Ladies boutique, in a vintage period style, and she asked me to paint some specific pieces of miniature art for her new project.

Commissioned to paint for a themed property

So I have been commissioned to paint for this interesting project and I’m having a lot of fun painting in the theme, with an open brief my imagination and Wax has been flowing.

I have worked with Tricia before on her Dance Studio and she has quite a collection of my miniature Art In Wax. These are some of the paintings for her haberdashery store, which is now underway, the building shell of the shop can be seen in the picture above, once the property is complete I am hoping Tricia will let us see the finished shop, with all it’s Art In Wax on display.

Haberdashery paintings

The mannequin dress painted panels are 13 cm high and will be mounted in the wall. The panels tie in with the set of four miniature pieces each with the project theme, period style dresses, sewing, threads, wool and yarn. All these pieces are painted in Encaustic paint on specialist gloss card which is cream in colour. The most recent piece, finished this week is the antique style sewing machine and and basket of fabric painting.

The two mixed media advertising style plaques, are unusual and a unique challenge of their own.

Mixed Media Miniature Art In Wax

This painting style like a sign, plaque or advertisement works great as a miniature for a dollhouse size shop. Giving a very unique and personal feel to the art. I have in the past painted in this style for property signs and personalised art.
The paintings are a combination of ink and encaustic Wax paint. I used my computer and printed the ink lettering into a semi sheen (and semi absorbent) card support then wax painted over the printing, this seals the print into the painting and then I paint the picture. Only the text is printed.

Commission A Piece Of Dolls House Art.

Commissioning a piece of my art is easy …. so why not Contact me and have a painting commissioned for your dolls house or miniature property.

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