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8 years of Art In Wax with Miniaturist Hazel Rayfield :: Posted by: Hazel on September 3rd, 2019

Celebrating 8 years of Art In Wax

Celebrating 8 years with a little trip down memory lane …..

It’s been 8 years of Art In Wax online and blogging, so I thought it might be fun to take a look back at some of the posts. My blog has 245 posts and 375 comments so this is just a brief highlight of some of the posts, not in any specific order.

It was September 1st 2011 when the Art In Wax Blog was launched, designed and built by myself and my husband Adrian.

I am very proud to say my art has been very popular and I sell internationally, with pieces of my Art In Wax currently in 18 countries on 4 continents …… as far as I know. The first painting I sold was actually in August 2011 ….. you know who your are …. Margaret.

So on to the highlights …..

I had been painting and selling larger paintings and ACEO collectible miniature art when I was commissioned to paint for a Dolls House and as they say ….”the rest is history” and my dollhouse art is what I now concentrate on painting.

June 8th 2013 : First miniature Art In Wax specifically for a dolls house
https://www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/dolls-house-original-art/

As a miniaturist I needed a miniature property of my own of course !! And September 23rd 2013 I posted about Adrian finishing building The Gallery …… my 1:12th Art Gallery https://www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/grand-opening-the-gallery/

My art and my miniature Art Gallery have featured in magazines and blogs and even appeared on TV once …..
April 14th 2014 Dolls House and Miniature Scene Magazine Features Art In Wax
October 7th 2016 Dolls House Magazine November 2016
The Dolls House Magazine Features Art In Wax
October 8th 2011 Art In Wax is shown on TV https://www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/artinwax-ontv/

Miniature art features Hazel Rayfield

On the October 5th 2014 I blogged about my First Dolls House Fair
https://www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/miniature-dolls-house-art-fair/
I did a year of fairs and exhibitions which was great fun, but as I sell my art worldwide, and the changes to the way we all Shop means I now only sell online, in my Etsy store and via my website and Facebook page.

Miniature Art In Wax on display in Dolls Houses and Miniature Properties

Over the years I’ve done posts featuring dolls houses and miniature properties with my Art In Wax on display ….

 

https://www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/miniature-dolls-houses-displaying-art-in-wax/

 

https://www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/miniature-art-home-by-essex-artist-hazel-rayfield/

 

https://www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/dolls-house-feature-miniature-art/

 

https://www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/dolls-house-miniature-feature-caravan/

My miniature art in dollhouse

Videos of me painting

We have made a few video films of me painting in encaustic, some of these feature in blog posts.
https://www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/category/video/

And in June 25th 2014 I was Commission by a US company to create videos for Ampersand Art Supply Showing me painting onto their Encausticbord
https://www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/art-in-wax-on-ampersand-art-supplies-encausticbord-video-demonstrations/

Thank You

Thank you everyone, my collectors and friends, who has support and encouraged me today and in the past 8 years, many of you have inspired and challenged me with your commission requests. A few of my commissions are shown below.

Thank you to everyone for for reviews and comments, and for showing me your wonderful dollhouse creations with my art on display. Selling a piece of art is always exciting and never taken for granted, painting in Encaustic is my passion and never more so than now in 2019.

And to celebrate 8 years of Art In Wax I am offering a little gift,  with all purchases from my Etsy store this week [offer ends Sunday 8th September] 25% Discount when you enter the code CELEBRATING at check out in my Etsy store .

* NO Minimum Order. Offer only applies to purchases via Etsy and orders must be paid for on the day of purchase. Can only be used once and not in conjunction with any other offer  

Please leave a comment on my blog, I would love to hear from you.

Hazel

Art commissions dollhouse paintings

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Modern Miniature Poppy Art :: Posted by: Hazel on July 30th, 2019

Miniature and Dollhouse Original Modern Art

Launched Today

My new modern miniature art collection “Red Poppy”

Contact me to buy.

I do love painting poppies….. what else can I say 😊

Unique one of a kind original paintings, in wooden handmade especially for me buy a UK craftsman.

Framed sizes : largest 3 x4 inches medium 2 1/2 x 3 inches and the tiny ones which are very popular for 1 24th scale as well as 1 12th scale fools houses are 1 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches

 

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Painting Sweet Peas Encaustic Art Video :: Posted by: Hazel on July 8th, 2019

Painting Miniature Art In Wax

Miniature Art

This week we have taken some video snippets of me painting in my studio, using both my heated stylus tools and mini hot plate and of course encaustic wax paint.

These tiny flower vases are very small …. as are the snippets of me painting, these are not demonstration videos just a bit of fun to show a little of what’s been going on this week. Plus to be honest we got the giggles …. and no the out takes have been deleted.

I do love painting flowers, and they are very popular with miniature dollhouse and miniature art collectors, as they suit many types of dolls house setting, from period to modern, from houses to shops and diorama.

Here you can see me painting some pretty bright flowers in hot wax using my mini hot plate as I add some background to the flowers I will paint later in the next video.

I do love painting flowers ….. flower vase part 1 As you may know I’m a encaustic artist painting in miniature for dollhouse and miniature art collectors. Here you can see me painting in hot wax using my mini hot plate as I add some background to the flowers I will paint later …. see the next video for that.

Posted by Art In Wax on Thursday, 4 July 2019

Just a brief update on the flowers vase video part 2 …..We got the giggles and had to give up on this one …. I’ll post a photo of the finished painting in the comments Encaustic Wax Painting with Hazel Rayfield

Posted by Art In Wax on Thursday, 4 July 2019

Sweet Peas

One of my favourite flowers, here I am putting the finishing touches to these vase of pretty sweet peas.

Today I’m painting sweetpeas Miniature dollhouse art

Posted by Art In Wax on Thursday, 4 July 2019

Buy Original Miniature Art Direct from the Artist.

The sweet peas painting are now sold, and on its way to America and the bright flower vase listed in my Etsy store.

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Hydrangea Art watch me paint Art In Wax :: Posted by: Hazel on June 28th, 2019

Encaustic Wax Painting

This is me painting this morning…..

Dollhouse miniature hydrangea vase painting …….

This is me painting this morning…..Dollhouse miniature hydrangea vase painting Modern Miniature PaintingDollhouse…

Posted by Art In Wax on Friday, 28 June 2019

Miniature flower painting

Pretty flower vase, these pretty pink and purple hydrangea flowers are inspired by the ones starting to bloom in our garden.

The insert is the finished painting on display in my own 1:12 scale miniature art gallery …… called The Gallery.

Also On display in The Gallery this afternoon…..

Is this second Hydrangea Flower Vase Dolls House Miniature Art Piece I painted today, again on display In my 1:12 miniature Art Gallery. This piece is framed in a gold effect frame size : 2 1/2 x 2 inches approx.

 

Both these paintings are for sale, please contact me to buy.

Collectible Dolls house paintings NOT a toy : Not suitable for children.

Easel and other accessories shown are NOT included

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