Mixed Media Miniatures

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a million times—collecting and creating miniatures is SO much more than just a hobby—it is truly a unique form of art. Thus, like any art form, new styles and techniques evolve within the genre all the time. As always, we at D. Thomas Fine Miniatures do our best to keep up with all of the trends and cutting edge techniques so that we can keep you in the loop. In keeping with this idea, we recently held a workshop on up and coming trend of mixed media miniatures, which focuses on collecting miniatures and arranging them for display in a three dimensional “scrapbook” style piece. This technique allows the collector a way both to create a decorative collage

Miniature Museums pt. 2: The Art Institute of Chicago

Ahh…Its finally August, which means you’ve probably got some time off. This would be the perfect time to have a picnic, go to the beach, or visit an amusement park—if it weren’t so terribly HOT outside! Better to save the outdoors for Labor Day when the weather is (hopefully) a bit more cooperative and make your way to the air-conditioned halls of a museum instead. We suggest the Thorne Miniature Rooms Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago, which is both the second featured destination in our Miniatures Museum Series and one of the oldest, largest and most well-known miniatures exhibits in the world. The Thorne rooms are named for their creator, the renowned miniature artisan, Narcissa

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D. Thomas Miniatures is an online retail destination featuring artisan miniatures and top quality collectibles. We scour the planet for collections and handle estate sales.  If you have one to sell, please get in touch!  We also promote and exhibition fine art miniatures whenever we can!

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