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Ice cream parlour dollhouse art paintings :: Posted by: Hazel on February 3rd, 2020

The Ice Cream Parlour Collection

Following on from my January post called the Wedding Store I thought it would be fun to make a back drop for my Ice Cream Parlour themed paintings. These delicious delights, the paintings I mean ! have been extremely well received, the paintings, signs, together with the bill boards. I was amazed how last year so many of these went into miniature dollhouse properties, seems ice cream parlour in miniature are very popular.

This is a little film I did today to look at the new and recent paintings……

The Ice Cream Parlour …..Well paintings of ice cream, maybe I should call it the ice cream art gallery.

Posted by Art In Wax on Monday, 3 February 2020

Great Fun

It is great fun to paint these pretty treats, I personally love Ice cream, vanilla is my go to but on occasion I love a chocolate sundae and have been know to have the “full works” now and then !!!

The paintings shown are varied and range from mixed media pieces that I have printed part of the background, the words and border. Others are full encaustic wax.

My miniature dolls house paintings including many of these pieces are available to buy from my Etsy Store

Ice cream parlour paintings

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Miniature Art In Wax in Dolls Houses Worldwide :: Posted by: Hazel on January 29th, 2020

A wonderful Collection of Miniature Dolls Houses

A fellow miniaturist Linda whom I follow on Instagram recently showed her collectible dolls houses in her feed and some were showing my art inside and she has allowed me to share these, and other new photos she has sent me, with you on my blog.

Art in dollhouse

Linda tells me

“I have several houses, a large Victorian, a modern colonial and an English stone cottage that is my witches house.”

“Your art is so beautiful in person”

Linda has several of my paintings in her houses and has also used them as part of her seasonal displays.  It is so lovely to see my paintings in their new homes, it really brings them to life.

When Linda says “they are so beautiful in person”, I’m really pleased, this is the comment and feedback I get more than any others, the depth of colour, texture and sheen of working in the Encaustic medium  is not shown to its fullest in photographs and selling my art online is a challenge at times as the image is all there is to go on for a collector.

I think you will agree these miniature properties look amazing, the patience and detail …… just WOW.

Miniature 1:12 witches dollhouse

The basket flower in this beautiful room in her house, the northern lights in her modern colonial house and a “Tree of Life” style picture which is one of my favourites and looks amazing  in the stone cottage.

This Tree of Life piece has layers of encaustic wax paint on a black encaustic card that I have scratched and painted with hints of gold wax for the leaves. The painting has been backed onto card, the edge has been painted to give the effect of a framed border and to give an idea of the ratio thus piece is 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 inches in size.

Modern dollhouse with art in wax on display

Room Boxes Seasonal Displays

I just love how miniatures can we displayed, I often say “miniatures are not just for Dolls houses”.

These Instagram posts of amazing seasonal displays, which are room boxes “Cleaning up ready for Halloween” and Christmas Holiday which she has used my paintings in too are just delightful and so detailed, the more you look the more you see.

Mellow.miniaturist room boxes

Thank you so much for sharing your miniature houses with us Linda

You can see more of Linda’s wonderful creations via Instagram @mellow.miniaturist

Hazel

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The Wedding Store Miniature Dollhouse Wedding Art :: Posted by: Hazel on January 25th, 2020

Brand new Miniature Art In Wax! The Wedding Store.

Miniature brides feature in this new collection “The Wedding Store”

And I made a little video tour too ……

The Wedding store ……

Posted by Art In Wax on Saturday, 25 January 2020

How “The Wedding Store” development came to be ……

I was a web developer and did graphic design for many years and although my art is my passion as well as my work now I do still tinker with the digital too.

I created these wall murals to be the back drop for my new collection of wedding paintings. The brides …. Boho Bride – Spring Bride – La Bella Bride take center stage the walls also show my newest paintings of dressed miniature mannequin paintings.

The Wedding Store Miniature diorama

Boho Bride Spring Bride and La Bella Bride are centre stage.

The walls have lots of mannequin dressed in bride dresses ….. not all brides wear white how about a black or red wedding dress?
Wedding and bride paintings
Paintings are for sale.

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Diorama Miniature Display Art By Hazel Rayfield :: Posted by: Hazel on January 23rd, 2020

Collecting Miniature Art

“Everywhere I look I see Hazel’s paintings”

Miniature rose

This is the lovely message I received from Susan today, and wow all “I can see is an amazing collection of miniatures” so much to see and enjoy.

Susan has a lovely collection of my paintings on display in her miniature dioramas and scenes, she doesn’t have a dollhouse but these wonderful creations are set on display shelves and units.

Susan who lives in the state of Washington USA has been collecting my paintings since 2017 and has also commissions me several times too for her own collection and for her to give as gifts.

The Artist Studio

Susan’s miniature artist studio set has lots of my paintings and I’m very honoured to see these paintings in situ, it’s great to see my work in their new homes.
Dollhouse artist studio

Special Commission

It was in January 2018 so two years ago, Susan asked me to paint a very special commission…… and you can see the Yosemite Park and Sunset Yosemite Park on easels above, I have written more on this commission as I blogged about this at the time : www.artinwax.co.uk/blog/miniature-dollhouse-art-yosemite-national-park/

An Incredible Collection

From the wonderful kitchen to fun Christmas scene which has some amazing miniature pieces and a wonderful decorated Christmas tree as you can see.

I really like her drawing board and vintage camera set ….. all done with such a clever eye for detail….. there are also wonderful displays of dresses, hats and mannequins, as if a department store was there in miniature  and there is even a fabulous medical surgery.

I just love seeing my paintings on the walls etc, it brings them to life, the window painting on the wall in the bedroom, vintage cupcake plaque in the kitchen, the tree of life and of course the Christmas trees. Plus so much more, the wedding dress painting, the winter landscapes and hummingbird too.

Miniature Art on display

 

I would like to thank Susan for taking the time to help me with this feature and taking the photos. It is very much appreciated.

I hope you enjoy seeing this feature please leave a comment below.

……. and if you own some of my art and would like to be featured just get in touch.

Hazel

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