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Miniature Mouse House Exhibition :: Posted by: Hazel on November 15th, 2020

New Art Exhibition

“There’s a Mouse in the House”

This is a project I’ve been working on in the background for a while and this weekend the final  piece for this exhibition was finished.

Adrian has filmed a video tour of The Gallery with the Mouse paintings on display. See the film below.

 

Miniature Art gallery 1 12th scale

Edit : these paintings are now sold. They sold within hours of me showing them online. They are staying as a set and going to a minucollector  in the US.

Would you like a Mouse Miniature painting. See below to find out how to commission me to paint for you.

Miniature Mouse House

A “mouse house” and mouse miniatures are a very popular theme I have discovered recently. I have seen them pop up in my Instagram time line on many occasions and talking to one of my collectors i was inspired to create this series of my Dollhouse miniature paintings in this theme.

The Gallery is 1:12th scale and it’s been a lot of fun working on this project.

Exhibition of Miniature Art

There are eight paintings in this exhibition.

Christmas Mouse 2 1/4 x 2
Cupcake Mouse 1 3/4 x 1 1/4
Lady Mouse 1 1/2 x 2 3/4
Lord Mouse 1 1/2 x 2 3/4
Who moved my cheese – door mouse 1 1/2 square
Cotton Mice in a rustic wooden frame 1 1/2 x 1 1/4
The Old Boot 3 x 3 inches
Ballet Mice – in a antique style metal frame 2 2/8th x 2
Sizes In Inches

Mouse miniature paintings

“The Old Boot” is my favourite…

Mouse and boot painting

Artist commission

If you see one of my paintings and you would like one similar please get in touch, non of my paintings are the same. The are all unique one of a kind original art. And I can paint one especially for you if you like.

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My Miniature Art on display in Connecticut :: Posted by: Hazel on October 19th, 2020

Welcome to Connecticut Bauernhof Manor House

Miniature Art in its new home in Connecticut
Today I’m very honoured to be able to share with you one of my new collectors dollhouse. Miranda started collecting my art earlier this year after seeing my posts on Instagram.

The name of her house is “Connecticut Bauernhof Manor House” and is shown here in the photographs with my art in its new home. The photographs are taken by the collector and copyright is respected.

Miranda tells me she bought this her, first dollhouse last October, it has 7 rooms, and she is already planning the next larger house …..The houses came from her local dollhouse shop: Whimsies Dollhouse Shop in Greenwich, Connecticut

The residents (dolls) of this amazing miniature property are ;
Arthur (Art) and Ava both age 41, Elsa age 6 and Ella just 18 months old
Gerda is the maid, and Elisa (Ava’s younger sister, she’s 37 years old)
Ava’s and Elisa’s parents Einar and Elise also reside in this wonderful house.

The back story is that they are from Austria and their last name is Bauernhof, all Except Gerda who is from Denmark. And they have a dog named is Laddie.

Miniature Art in Situ

Arts Study has my boat painting over the stairs and an Autumnal landscape painting above his desk.


In Elisa’s beautiful bedroom hangs “The Lady in The Garden” painting, a real statement piece at 3 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches.

The Cottage at “Cherry Tree Lane” has roses around the door and wisteria growing up the front apex, this Dollhouse size miniature painting is just 2 x 2 1/4 inches And fits perfectly into the decor of this dressing room, as does The Street Shopping scene.

The Ballerina takes her curtain call ….. this pretty painting is just great in this setting, how lovely is the furniture in this room, I just love the toys and the tutu is so cute, which was made by Miranda who also makes wonderful miniature wedding dresses.

Thank you Miranda for sharing your dollhouse with us, I’m very honoured to have my paintings in such a lovely setting.

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Under The Sea Modern Miniature Art :: Posted by: Hazel on September 15th, 2020

Under The Sea  – Modern Miniature Art

Miniature dollhouse paintings turtle and octopus

A New Miniature Dolls House Theme

I haven’t painted a turtle or an octopus in miniature before, I have painted mermaid and whales but this was a fun project, the framed paintings are for sale see below for sizes and prices.

Posted by Art In Wax on Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Miniature Art For Sale

These are brand new paintings and today is first day of showing them, at the time of writing these paintings are available for sale. Please contact  me to buy direct via PayPal. I ship worldwide from Southend England.
Miniature Art for sale

White rustic Framed Whale 2 x 2 1/2  £12.95

White Framed Mermaid 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches £12.95

Rustic Framed Turtle 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches £14

Rustic Framed Pink Turtle 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 inches £14

White frame Octopus on black card 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches £12.95
Prices plus postage and packaging 

UK postage and packaging £1.75  US and Canada £4.25 European £3 everywhere else please ask.

My art is all original and painted using encaustic paints on card supports and are 

Miniature collectible pieces of art – NOT suitable for children
Shown here in a 1:12th Scale Setting. Easels and accessories shown NOT included.

Contact me to buy

We can arrange PayPal payment to purchase, you can message me via my Facebook or Instagram accounts or via my website form.

My Website : http://www.artinwax.co.uk/contact.php

Facebook : www.facebook.com/Artinwax

Instagram : www.instagram.com/miniature_art_in_wax

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Red Umbrella Paintings :: Posted by: Hazel on August 19th, 2020

The Rainy Day Collection

My new series of miniature painting is “The Rainy Day Collection”

This is a new collection I have been working on this week. Each has a lady with an umbrella, most have a red umbrella but one wanted to be different and hers is blue.

A fun set of paintings these pieces of my art are all one size, 1 1/4 x 2 inches each, a couple are shown framed, the frames are a new commission, I had them made for me by a U.K. craftsman to my bespoke specifications, the white frames are 2 1/4 by 1 1/2 inches , they are wood painted white, these are only in temporary at the moment but any can be supplied framed.

 

Girl in the rain dollhouse art

I do love this quote

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass,
it’s about learning to dance in the rain”

The videos show the miniature paintings on Display in my art gallery 1:12th scale, and I thought this quote worked so well with the subject and also the times we are currently living in  ……

The Rainy Day Collection

Posted by Art In Wax on Wednesday, 19 August 2020

I do love this quote “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain”This…

Posted by Art In Wax on Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Available to buy

Contact me to buy £12 each plus shipping not framed, I can frame at an additional price.
Easels Etc not included.

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