The Art of the Miniature: Small Worlds and How to Make Them

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Watson-Guptill Publications, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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For anyone who adores the art of creating small things, The Art of theiniature provides a treasure trove of practical techniques and ingeniouspproaches. In this captivating guide, noted artist Jane Freeman showseaders, step by step, how to use modified kit components and found andandmade objects to create intensely detailed miniature constructions.eaders will learn the entire process of creating a miniature room, structure,r landscape, from selecting a container to choosing the subject, approach,nd style. Page after page of wonderful, full-color examples displayainstakingly accurate "portraits" of interiors and buildings (like aollywood studio and a trendy New York City retail store), imaginary operaets (Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute) and even the studios of famous artists.he book also features the inspirational work of several other leadinginiatures artists, including Susan Leopold, David Levinthal, Victoria andichard MacKenzie-Childs, and Alan Wolfion.

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Jane Freeman began her career as a painter but has made her reputation as a master miniaturist. She lives in New York City.

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