This Week in Miniatures

Welcome to the latest WEEkly round up of the latest news and reports from the MiniWorld! (Photo: Hereditary starring Toni Collette) Hereditary Opens and Miniacs Applaud! Hereditary, a new film directed by writer/director Ari Aster, may be considered one of the scariest movies of the year, but it's the miniatures featured in the film which are taking center stage. More here on the miniatures and visual effects which are creating a buzz in the miniWorld. D. Thomas Miniatures on Instagram TV! Check us out on new Instagram TV - - we'll be posting new, original content (miniatures!) to keep you entertained. If you're don't already use Instagram, this is a great reason to start! Modern Miniature

PeepShow: Don't Tell

I have always seen miniatures as a form of virtual reality: as an invitation to step into an alternative world and share the stories and sensations generated there. While studying early forms of virtual reality, I came upon the history of peepshows, boxes that had scenes inside from both nature and culture that could be experienced through viewing holes. There were itinerant showmen who would drag the peepshows from town to town and provide 18th and 19th century viewers with a glimpse of the worlds beyond their current lives. For me, this is what miniatures have always done so I decided to use the peepshow format to present critiques of the worlds we often choose to ignore. One series of pee

Meet BadAss Artist: Juli Steel

Welcome to Badass Miniatures...Causing a Little Trouble, a provocative and alternative exhibit of multimedia artworks, most created in classic miniature scale, with a substantially larger impact. We're excited for you to meet some of the miniaturists featured in the exhibition including Juli Steel, a highly spiritual artist who creates scenes in various stages of decay, with ghost-like qualities. She is a well established assemblage artist who creates both full-sized pieces and miniature works of art. Her entry is one of the largest pieces in the show in overall size and scope (22” high by 12” wide by 9" deep) but within it contains a vivid assortment of vignettes that are not only diminuti

Meet BadAss Artist: Devin Smith

Welcome to Badass Miniatures...Causing a Little Trouble, a provocative and alternative exhibit of multimedia artworks, most created in classic miniature scale, with a substantially larger impact. We're excited for you to meet some of the miniaturists featured in the exhibition including Devin Smith, from Awesome, Thanks and creator of "Life Isn't Pretty and Neither is This Mini," a non-specific scale diorama included in the show. Devin is an emerging artist based in Plover, Wisconsin. His natural curiosity and creativity mesh perfectly with the show’s theme and mandate to create something edgy and bold. In his piece, Devin’s imagination took him to a place that he translated with grit and in

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