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Street Collection :: Posted by: Hazel on July 5th, 2020

NEW ….. The Street Collection

Miniature Paintings

I have been working on a new series of miniature paintings and I finished today. I’m calling this new set of six dolls houses size paintings “The Street Collection”

It could just as easily be the Village Collection or the Shop Collection but to me, today it feels like it’s all part of a street.

I hope you like them, I had a lot of fun with this project.

We have …… top row “Rose Café “ and “Boutique” – Ball Gowns and the Florist

Second Row is the “Pub” And then “Treats” – ice creams and Cakes, and on the corner “Joy” – dress shop

Each of these paintings are 2 by 2 1/4 inches, all original and painted using my encaustic Hot wax paints on card supports.The only addition was the Rose Café where I have added the text with a ink pen.

Dollhouse painting collection shop street

These are available to buy (at the time of writing, please contact me to buy They are £12 each plus shipping. I ship worldwide from Southend England.

Miniature collectible pieces of art – NOT suitable for children
Easels and accessories NOT included
Shop paintings

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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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2020 Miniature Artist Hazel Rayfield :: Posted by: Hazel on January 14th, 2020

Just a few photos of the year …….

Dresses and Dressing Room Painting

The dresses and dressing room paintings are proving very popular and are such fun to paint .

I’ve painted many this year as well as Ladies, like these three chatting at the Ball. Others, the gentlemen suit piece was one of a collection now in a miniature property that is a shop with a men’s department. A dressing room for all occasions…..

Paintings of miniature dressing rooms

Flowers

Flowers and plants are still one of my favourite subjects to paint . The pink peonies and purple flowers was one of my first pieces of 2020

Something different and Quirky

I love painting different styles and topics …… sometimes an idea just comes and I am often challenged by commissions  which can lead to new ideas . Painting for miniature and dollhouse properties is so varied and great fun.

This vintage sewing machine picture is off  to Canada today to hang in a dollhouse sewing room in a period dolls house.

I have painted many ice creams and ice cream billboards recently, they have always been well received and this year more so, many of which are in America now, with more than one in a 1:12th scale ice cream parlour so I’m told.

Likewise the chocolates, were a fun challenge and several are in a miniature chocolate shop here the in the U.K.

And then there is everything else …..

I have sold over 200 paintings in 2019 so these are just a taster of some of them, some are sold others currently in my Etsy shop. Ballerina paintings, landscape pieces, winter and Spring, by the river, with the Eiffel Tower, fairies of course, a cup of coffee and cake …….

Plus not shown here but featured on my blog in other posts ….. an Art Deco Collection, Billboards, window displays  and much much more

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Ballet Miniature Dolls House Paintings :: Posted by: Hazel on September 7th, 2019

The Ballet

New collection of miniature art

Dollhouse ballerina paintings

Last week I painted 5 ballerina style paintings and put them on display in my miniature art gallery and one of my collectors asked if she could buy them, so they are off to Wales.

These were ….

Nutcracker ….. a Christmas tree in the background a tiny painting just 1 1/4 inches wide.

Swan Lake …… the blue one with a forest backdrop and a lake floor 2 x 1 1/2 inches

Cinderella …. her carriage just peeking into view  2 x 2 inches.

Plus “Ballet Practice” And Prima Ballerina with the curtailed call.

Great Fun to paint

They are great fun to paint and so I thought maybe do some other different ones, and they are proving very popular ….. some of these are still for sale in my etsy shop.
https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ArtInWax

Fairy Ballerina …… from sleeping beauty maybe?
Swan Lake Balletahain this time with a green forest backdrop
Cinderella Ballerina a tiny piece with a carriage of course
Christmas Ballet ….. perhaps the nutcracker
Red Ballerina ….. taking a curtain call from the Firebird Ballet maybe ?

Commission a miniature dollhouse painting

I have also been asked to paint a couple paintings as a commission in this style, so the fun continues

Any requests ? Please contact me if  you like me to paint a miniature ballerina for you ?

 

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