Doll Makers Dream- How to Make Your Own Dolls My dollshouse Most Amazing Miniature Food Artworks by Shay Aaron Shay Aaron is a brilliant artist from Israel who makes the most astonishing miniature food jewelry. These foodstuffs look so beautiful that we would desire to eat them. Actually, there’s a whole market out there for miniature food. Not actual stuff you can eat, but beautifully hand made designs of steaks, burgers, pies, vegetables, eggs and pretty much food artworks you can think of. Comments comments Tea room Home made dress 1:12 Learn to sculpt 1/12 scale dollhouse miniature apples with Italian Artist Barbara Dezza Close-up images of materials neededEnlarge picture of basic supply requirements 1. Mixed equal parts of white and translucent clay. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. You have completed making green apples. In the following steps, you will learn how to take the apples that you just made and create variations including, a half apple, apples slices and core apples. But before you begin, you will need to cure the apples you just made for at least an hour or place in the refrigerator for around ten minutes. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28.MAKE APPLE SLICESCut the apple in four equal parts. 29.CORE AN APPLESelect a solid apple. 30. 31. 32. 33.WHOLE APPLE WITH CUT PEELTake a whole apple and with the point of the blade, you can peel from the top just like you would do with a real apple. Italian Translation. Reproduced with permission from Barbara Dezza.
Learn to sculpt a miniature polymer clay rainbow trout, by Artisan Kiva Atkinson Close-up images of materials neededEnlarge picture of basic supply requirements 1. Condition your white and translucent clays separately, then depending on how many fish you want to make, add a small amount of white to your translucent and blend. Set aside a small amount for the fin that is just behind the gills. Make torpedo shapes about 2 and 1/2 centimeters in length. 2. 3. If you don't want laughing/smiling fishies, make that mouth at a downward slant. 4. Remember, this is the quick and dirty way of making fins, but if you prefer to make separate ones to attach to the body, you can absolutely do that too. 5. 6. 7. You can "re-gape" your fish's mouth if it closed again. 8. 9. 10. If you don't have a micro brush, no worries. This is the another step that can get a wee bit messy. 11. Bake your fish according to the directions on the clay package. The fish in step 11 will appear to have really defined pink stripes, but rest assured, in real life, I make them a lot more blurred. 12.
How to make a miniature basket with Crochet Cotton, by Artisan Yvonne Moxon aka Boxoftrix Miniatures Close-up images of materials needed for Round & Oval Basket Tutorial Enlarge Picture of supplies needed. 1. Cut two (2) lengths of your crochet cotton: one a 40 inch length and the second, a 60 inch length. 2. 3. TIP: You may prefer to use a pencil looped on the end instead of a knot but I find it's a much slower process with the pencil. 4. TIP: It's very important to get the direction right or the thread will not twist but unravel. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. TIP: Wash your hands frequently to keep glue from building up while working. 14. 15. TIP: How do you keep the handle stiff if its floppy? 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. Yvonne Moxon has always loved making things from bits and pieces. Yvonne is a valued member of the CDHM Forums .
Incredible Miniature Food Sculptures Tel Aviv-based artist Shay Aaron constructs incredible miniaturized food sculptures at 1:12 scale that look almost completely edible. You can see hundreds more photos on Flickr and he also makes miniature food jewelry which is available over on Etsy. (via flavorwire)