Monthly Archives: February 2012

Artisan and Fellow Members of IGMA

One of the objectives of the Guild is to recognize and honor talented artisans who work in miniature. It is part of our mission to promote miniatures as an art form. Many lovers of miniatures are content to be collectors … Continue reading

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Color and Detail in Miniature Needlework

The recent exhibition and auction of Betty Ring’s needlework collection inspired me to try working a sampler in miniature.  I had found myself attracted to a particular sampler that was identified as coming from the Canterbury area of New Hampshire. … Continue reading

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Can You Raku?

What is raku? Raku is a process of firing pottery wherein a red-hot piece is withdrawn from the kiln and placed in a container with combustible materials-paper, sawdust or similar. The red-hot piece of pottery sets the combustible materials on … Continue reading

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