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How to paint a dolls house street scene :: Posted by: Hazel on April 13th, 2020

Painting A Dollhouse Miniature Street Landscape Window shopping dolls house picture

Window Shopping

Today I thought I would paint a street scene, I have painted this type of pictures in the past and I do love the challeng.

As I was painting this piece seemed to evolve and I’m calling it “Window Shopping” the lady is out walking her dog and looking at the dresses in the boutique windows.

It’s set in Spring and the blossom is in the tree and the window boxes are trailing pretty flowers.

On Display in The Gallery

The finished piece is shown here on display in my miniature 1:12th Art Gallery. It is 1 5/8th by 2 3/4 inches in size, painted on semi sheen card in encaustic wax paint.

I took some photographs as I started and then got a little carried away so the progress jumps a bit, but I hope you can see how it was painted.

Step by step painting dollhouse art

 

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Miniature Dolls House Picture Hanging :: Posted by: Hazel on March 18th, 2020

The Gallery Miniature Art By Hazel Rayfield

So today I’ve been in The Gallery……

The Gallery is my 1:12th Miniature Art Gallery that my husband Adrian built for me a few years ago, and as I’m sure many miniature and dollhouse creators and collectors will be able to relate to …… it is forever evolving.

Adrian has never built a full miniature property before, he is very patient and meticulous making a beautiful miniature property that I have filled with tiny pieces of my art. I just love it !!!

As I say it is evolving and I like to add things and change thing around from time to time. Today I have been replacing some older pictures and adding a few in the gaps, there isn’t much wall space left now !

Just some of today’s changes, the parrot paintings replace the flowers pots and the roses replace the vase of blooms.
Dollhouse art gallery

How about a little tour ….. Please see at the bottom of this post a tour of The Gallery today once I finished my picture hanging.

Filming yourself hanging a painting on the wall of a miniature property is not easy lol

Miniature Picture Hanging #dollhouse #artist

Posted by Art In Wax on Wednesday, 18 March 2020

The Gallery A Virtual Tour

A look around The Gallery Today ……

So I’ve been in The Gallery Today, changing things around and even changing some of the paintings on the wall …..How…

Posted by Art In Wax on Wednesday, 18 March 2020

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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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How to paint a dolls house miniature painting :: Posted by: Hazel on March 13th, 2019

How this went from this to this dollhouse art

How I painted this dolls house miniature painting

I’ve been taking some step by step photos of how I painted this new floral arrangement miniature dollhouse painting.

As I am an encaustic artist, painting using heat tools it was not easy to paint and hold the camera!

The stages of my latest miniature painting

You can see the stages as I layered the wax paint, I started with an Encaustic gloss card with was cream colour, layering gold wax to start the background.

Putting in the basis of the basket and then the leaves and the flowers, the edge is painted on in a silver wax paint to give a nice finish and highlight to the piece.

The painting then gets a light polish with a soft cloth, painting the wax is Matt in finish this little polish brings the depth and sheen to life.

This painting is in a Streets Ahead frame and shown here in my own 1:12th Gallery.

How to paint a miniature dollhouse painting

Buy Miniature Art Direct from the Artist

This painting is available for sale contact me to buy. £17 plus postage I ship worldwide from Southend Essex

You can see the photos as a slide show on my Art In Wax Facebook Page. Please follow my page to and sharing is great.

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