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    I rented it from Netflix and absolutely loved it. It is an enactment of the lives of Monet, Renoir, Manet, Cezanne, Degas, and other Impressionist painters living at that time around Paris. Fascinating and eye-opening!





Archive for the 'Miniature Paintings' Category

Water Lilies After Monet — miniature painting

Posted by Jamie on April 5th, 2011

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1×4″, Acrylics on Museum Board
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

The quarter in the image above is to show you how tiny this painting is! I think this is the most challenging miniature I’ve done to date, though it was also really fun to work on this!

Haystacks After Monet

Posted by Jamie on February 3rd, 2011

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1.75×2″, including frame
Acrylics
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

These little Monet interpretations are so much fun to paint! This was my first go at one of his many Haystack paintings. I wish you could all see it in person, because it looks so much better than this digital representation!

These framed miniatures come with a mini easel to set them on, or can be hung salon style from a gold thread or ribbon. They are sent in gold gift boxes with gold bows to complete the “gem” effect!

While there’s still time to ship before the holidays, I’ll be bumping up some of my favorite smaller, unsold works that would be wonderful holiday gifts for that special someone. Give the gift of art — a celebration of beauty and creative inspiration. Purchase two and receive free shipping!

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3×3″, Golden OPEN Acrylics on stretched canvas. Easel, gold gift box and ribbon included.
$115.00 plus $10 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

Some time ago, there was a fantastic rainbow over the lake just before sunset. I grabbed my camera and ran outside to get some photo references. This was painted from one of the photos I took. The light and colors were almost too amazing to believe.

This miniature is shipped in a gold gift box, with a gold bow. The easel is included too! It makes the ideal present for any art lover, and looks great set on a small table or shelf. Quarter is shown for size reference.

Itty Bitty Version of a Monet Sunrise

Posted by Jamie on December 9th, 2010

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1.25×1.5″ (excluding frame)
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

These Monet Minis are so much fun to paint! I loved working with the orange and blue complements he used for his sunrise painting. Since it’s so tiny, I bumped up the saturation a bit in my version. Postage stamp size paintings tend to disappear if there’s not enough color and contrast! Here’s a closer view:

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These tiny copies of works by famous painters tend to get done on a commission basis, so if you’ve got a favorite you’d like done that is now within the public domain, let me know. They are sold framed and with a small easel stand, and come in a tiny gold gift box with ribbon.

Red Poppies After Monet — Miniature Painting

Posted by Jamie on March 18th, 2010

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Golden Fluid Acrylics, 2″ x 1.75″, including frame
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This is the third time I’ve painted this little Monet copy of Red Poppies at Argenteuil in miniature format. I love doing these little jewels! There are a couple more I want to do soon. They’re such a nice change from my larger pieces. I take them as far as I can with just my glasses on, then switch to a lit magnification lens to finish, all with teeny tiny brushes!

These miniatures are always sent out in gold gift boxes and make elegant gift items for that special occasion. You can commission a scene of your choosing, a scene from one of my other paintings, or a copy of an Old Master that is no longer under copyright protection.

Love is a Canvas

Posted by Jamie on February 7th, 2010

Love is a canvas, furnished by Nature, and embroidered by imagination — Voltaire

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4×2″, Golden Acrylics on gallery wrapped canvas, miniature easel included
The quote above is inscribed around the stretcher bars on the back of the canvas. Quarter is in the image for size reference only.
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I immediately thought of this quote when I set up to do this painting. The canvas is gallery wrapped, and the image is painted around the sides of the canvas, so that it can be viewed from all sides. The miniature easel will be shipped with the painting.

It is so difficult to get good photographs of miniatures. They always look much better in person. This one has a fairly dark background with some sheen, so it was impossible to get rid of all the glare from the lights when I took the photo. Here’s another image of it, with a Coke can for additional size reference:

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For such a little painting, I used a tremendous palette! Colors:
Cadmium Yellow Primrose
Cadmium Yellow Medium
Cadmium Orange
Cadmium Red Light
Pyrrole Red
Cadmium Red Medium
Alizarin Crimson hue
Cerulean Blue hue
Cobalt Blue
Ultramarine Blue
Oxide of Chromium
Jenkins Green
Titanium White
I had a few other colors out there as well, but the ones listed above were the ones I used.

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I toned the mini canvas and the sides with a mix of Transparent Red Oxide and Ultramarine Blue Golden Fluid Acrylics. Those dry quickly, so with a little help from my hair dryer, I was then able to use Golden OPEN Acrylics to paint the rest over that toned canvas.

I started working on the basic placement of shapes, and then worked more and more toward contrasts and details. I use blu-tack to adhere the mini canvas to a larger piece of foam board. That way I can hold it securely in one hand when necessary, while painting with the other.

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Athens Lighthouse from Hudson — Miniature Painting

Posted by Jamie on December 2nd, 2009

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1.5×2″, Golden Acrylics on 4-ply Rag Bristol, framed
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

These miniature gems are too much fun to be legal! This is a miniature version of an 8×10″ painting that I did en plein air in the spring. You can see that painting by clicking here. I enjoy doing different size versions of the same scene. It gives me a chance to play with the composition and colors and try to turn out something even better each time. In this case, I shortened the peninsula so that the eye has a path around it to travel to the lighthouse.

My miniature paintings come with a gift box and buyer’s choice of either a little table easel, or a golden thread affixed to the back and a tack for hanging salon style.

Here’s a slightly larger, cropped photo so that you can see the painting better. I wish this camera had a better lens so you could really see all the teeny tiny brushstrokes in there!

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So much goes into doing one of these miniatures. They take me longer than paintings many times the size. The first step in the process is to cut the support for the painting. In this case, I used four-ply Strathmore rag bristol. It’s a very expensive support, but at this size I could probably get 100 paintings from a sheet! I size that with Golden Matte Medium, because I love the way acrylic paint takes to that sized surface.

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Using a template previously cut to size for that frame, I place it on the new support and draw the rectangle around it. When I finish the painting, I’ll cut to the lines and will have a painting that will fit perfectly into the tiny frame.

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I put a tiny dot of blue-tack on the back of each corner, and affix my support to a piece of black foamcore that has also been sized with matte medium. The black helps reduce glare as I work, and makes it easier to support the tiny painting.

I set up my painting reference next to my easel, and put a photo reference of the scene up on the computer. I can zoom in and out of the photo reference to help me with the details, while using the color from my plein air piece.

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I sketched in my composition with just a few pencil lines, the coated the whole surface with Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide. That served the dual purpose of sealing the drawing and killing the white of the support.

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This is as far as I was able to get without magnification! I have a goose neck lamp with a flourescent bulb and a built-in magnifying glass. I brought that over and worked a couple more hours to finish off the painting. The painting was then cut with an Xacto knife to fit in the frame.

For the sake of the photo of the finished painting, I put it into the frame temporarily. It will actually have to come out to be sealed and then varnished in a week or so. Once that is dry, it will be glued into the frame, and a backing put on that will cover the painting and frame from behind, so it will look like it came straight out of a high end frame shop!

Hopefully you now have an idea of what goes into turning out one of these little gems. They make great gift items.

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2.5×3.5″, oil on canvas, framed, plus easel/stand included as shown above. (Quarter is for size reference. Sorry about the glare on the glossy, varnished painting!)
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.


Mary’s Boat at Sunset

This is a painting of my friend Mary’s boat, out on the lake beside our house at sunset. The clouds were especially spectacular that evening. It is painted on unstretched canvas, with artist grade oil paints, and mounted on rag board to give it a permanent, artist grade, archival support.

Sailboat on the Lake miniature oil painting

Posted by Jamie on June 29th, 2009

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3″x2″ visible painting size, 5″x4″ including frame. Easel stand shown is not included, since the frame has an easel back so that it can stand up on its own. It also has a hanging hook on the back if you’d prefer to hang it.
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I ran out of varnish and had to drive all the way to Norwalk CT to get the kind I wanted! I spend the remainder of the day varnishing paintings and then priming panels…..No painting for the weary!

So, today’s painting is an older work that I enjoy a lot, which has not been shown here. It’s a 3×2″ miniature painting of my friend’s boat out on the lake. The painting is already framed in this elegant, gold wood frame. It is the perfect accessory for a side table, coffee table, dresser top, or shelf.

Miniature Migration

Posted by Jamie on June 16th, 2009

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Golden OPEN Acrylics on 100% rag board, framed
2″ x 1.75″ framed size
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.
Painting will be sent with miniature display easel and gold gift box.

You can click here to see more of “Jamie’s Jewels Miniature Gems”. If you don’t see one you like, consider commissioning one from your favorite scene! They make great gift items, and are budget-friendly original works of art.

This miniature sunrise is the perfect size to wear as a pin, or to set on the miniature easel where it can be admired. It is set in a beautifully detailed, classic gold frame. The quarter is there for size reference, so you can see what a tiny gem this is!

Here is a closer view:

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On my monitor, this is about actual size. Depending on the size of your screen and your resolution, it may show larger or smaller for you:

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I think this is one of the best miniature paintings I’ve done, so I’m pretty excited about it!

Peaceful Island Sunset framed and ready to hang

Posted by Jamie on April 6th, 2009

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3×5″, Oils on Multimedia Artboard
This painting will be sent beautifully framed in a gold, wood frame and ready to hang. If you’d like the painting unframed, please contact me.
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I found four gorgeous gold wood frames for miniatures in an art store, and am doing some paintings for these beautiful frames. It may sound a little bit backwards, but it works! The painting size is 3×5″, and with the frame it is about 6×8″.

This painting was done from a photo I took on a Lake George sunset cruise. The colors were just magnificent, and the little islands in the lake provided the perfect silhouetted foreground elements for the colorful backdrop.

Here is what the frame looks like with the painting, though I think the painting colors above are more accurate.

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Jordan Pond and The Bubbles in Miniature

Posted by Jamie on November 20th, 2008

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1.5×2″, Golden Fluid and Golden OPEN acrylics on rag bristol
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This little gem is just off my easel. My tiny paintings, which I fondly refer to as “Jamie’s Jewels”, make ideal holiday gifts. You can commission a favorite scene, or choose one of the unsold miniatures already available. They are only $100 and come gift-boxed. Take a look at some of them by clicking here and then scrolling down the page beyond this post.

You’ll see that they can be either on tiny, unframed, gallery-wrapped stretched canvases, or I can paint these postage stamp size minis and put them in beautiful gold frames. I ship them in gold gift boxes with gold ribbons, so they are ready to put under your tree or in Somebody Special’s Christmas stocking. They can be prepared to be hung on a wall, or set on a miniature easel like this one. Surprise a loved one this holiday season with a creative gift from the heart!

I took a photo of this painting with a tape dispenser so that you can better see the scale of this tiny work. The paintings are done under a magnification lamp with very small brushes, and actually take longer to do than paintings many times the size. Plus, they come beautifully framed!

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Van Gogh’s Chair

Posted by Jamie on October 3rd, 2008

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1 3/4×2″ framed, Golden OPEN Acrylics on rag bristol, gold gift boxed
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.
FREE SHIPPING special on this piece for limited time only!

The Micro Master series of my “Jamie’s Jewels” paintings have been among my most popular sellers. Always a perfect gift item, they are sent out, fully framed, in little gold boxes with gold bows as shown below, complete with hanging hardware attached and a brass tack from which to hang your gem. (Quarter is for size reference only.)

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This painting is a copy of the famous painting, Van Gogh’s Chair. The chair was a symbol of stability in his world of continual crisis. He painted this in December of 1888 through January 1889.

I love doing these tiny copies, as it makes me closely examine paintings that I so admire in terms of their composition, rendering style, and color harmonies.

Mini Monet copy of Poppy Field Near Argenteuil

Posted by Jamie on July 4th, 2008

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1.75×2″ including frame, Acrylics on 4-ply 100% rag bristol
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This tiny Monet copy of his famous painting, Poppy Field Near Argenteuil, is set with a Coke can for size reference! These little ones can sometimes take longer than a much larger painting, and this one definitely fell into that category. I’ve painted this Monet scene before; it’s one of my favorite Monet paintings, and looks fabulous in this diminutive form! Here’s a picture of the painting alone, about actual size. Unfortunately, my camera doesn’t photograph these tiny paintings very well:

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Here’s a slightly larger version too. I had to use a magnifying glass while painting to get some of the details in on the figures and the house!

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The beautiful gold frame is actually a dollhouse frame. I cut the board to fit the frame, and then did the painting to size. It will be sealed and varnished, and will look just like a tiny oil painting in a frame. These miniatures can be purchased with a pin back so you can wear your art, or a gold thread for hanging from a brass tack, or a miniature easel to stand on a table. I ship them in gold gift boxes (as shown in the first image). They are often done on a commission basis, and you may commission any painting that no longer falls under copyright protection, or I can do an original for you.

Sunset Sail from Bar Harbor, Maine

Posted by Jamie on February 9th, 2008

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2.75×2″, Golden OPEN Acrylics on stretched canvas
Painting will be shipped with easel as shown (Nickel is for size reference only)
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I saw these tiny stretched canvases in an art supply store. They were just too cute to resist! I painted this sailboat and sunset from a photo I took when I was up in Bar Harbor, Maine. The painting will be shipped to you in a gold gift box, and with the mini easel. The nickel is there for size reference so you can see how tiny it is! This would make a perfect gift for your favorite sailor, or anybody who loves Bar Harbor and Maine as much as I do!

Here’s another image of it from the sides, so you can see the depth of the stretchers. I painted the sides with black acrylic. It looks really sharp!

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Castle of Dreams on the Hudson River

Posted by Jamie on November 2nd, 2007

2×2.75″, Golden OPEN Acrylics on gallery wrapped canvas, easel included
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This tiny gem of a painting features Bannerman Island Castle glowing in the afternoon light. It towers above the Hudson River and is one of the most awesome sights in the Hudson Higlands. Access to the island is restricted to public tours, so I consider myself very lucky to have been able to go out there to paint for Bannerman Island Gallery, and take photos to paint from too.

This painting will be available exclusively through the Bannerman Island Gallery beginning on Saturday, November 10. Part of the proceeds from the sale of this painting go to the upkeep and restoration of Bannerman Island Castle, structures, and grounds.
Bannerman Island Gallery
150 Main Street
Beacon, NY
For gallery hours, sales and information, contact gallery owner Neil Caplan at 845-234-3204, or email Neil at NeilCaplan@aol.com.

Twin Towers at Bannerman Island

Posted by Jamie on October 31st, 2007

2×2.75″, acrylic on gallery wrapped, stretched canvas. Easel and gift box with gold bow included. (Quarter in photo is for size reference only.)
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This is the perfect holiday gift item for Hudson River School lovers and admirers of the Hudson Valley. Steeped in history and mystery, Bannerman Island and its structures, situated in the middle of the Hudson River within the Hudson Highlands, are always interesting subjects!

This painting will be available exclusively through the Bannerman Island Gallery. Part of the proceeds from the sale of this painting go to the upkeep and restoration of Bannerman Island Castle, structures, and grounds.
Bannerman Island Gallery
150 Main Street
Beacon, NY
For gallery hours, sales and information, contact gallery owner Neil Caplan at 845-234-3204, or email Neil at NeilCaplan@aol.com.

Fall Landscape in Miniature en plein air

Posted by Jamie on October 5th, 2007

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2×2″, Acrylic on stretched canvas
$85.00 plus $10 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

I am finally getting a little tired of overcast mornings. I decided to do this one very small, and sat in front of one of my favorite fall trees to paint. The quarter is there for size reference; the painting is just 2″ square! I love the way the tree twists and bends. These tiny stretched canvases are just too cute.

The edges of the canvas are painted gold. The painting comes in a gold gift box with a gold bow, and the easel is included. Do your holiday shopping early.

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2.75×2.75″, Acrylic on stretched canvas, easel included. Painting will be gift boxed.
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

The castle remains on Bannerman’s Island tower above the Hudson River like something out of a movie. While plein air painting on Bannerman’s Island, I took lots of photos of the views and castle ruins to work from in the studio. This is a view of the Armory side entrance from the path above. The painting is a diminutive 2.75″ square, and sits perfectly on the easel to liven up any spot in your home with a piece of Hudson River history. The canvas edges are painted gold as shown below, for the gem-like quality that these miniatures evoke.

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Although small, these minis take as much time to paint as their larger counterparts. I love the way they look and the charm of the small scale.

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SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.
1.5×2″, acrylic on 100% rag archival bristol, framed to 2×2.5″ and including hanging hardware, gift boxed
This painting is done from a photo I took on an expedition to Little Cranberry Island off the coast of Maine. This weathered Maine boathouse was right on the shore of the bay. I’ve been wanting to paint this scene for a long time, and may do a larger version as well at some point.

If you haven’t yet begun a collection of “Jamie’s Jewels”, this is a perfect one to start you off in style! Remember too that Mother’s Day is coming. This would make an ideal gift and arrives in a little gold box. This one is slightly larger than my other recent micro paintings, by about 1/4″ (hence the slightly higher price tag).

You can click the image above to see it even larger. Just to give you an idea of the actual size of this painting, here’s an image that approximates the size, depending on your monitor and resolution. You can appreciate how teeny tiny it really is, and how much detail goes into these wee gems:

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The painting will be sent with hanging hardware and gold thread as shown below, plus the gold tack to hang it from. It will arrive in a gold foil gift box with cotton batting and a gold ribbon, to complete the perfect gift for any art lover. (Image below is just to show the way the painting is shipped; you’ll receive the painting above.)

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These micro paintings make a great collection when hung as a group!

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SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.
1.25×1.5″ painting, 1.75×2″ with frame, acrylic on 100% rag archival bristol, framed and including hanging hardware, gift boxed
As you can probably tell, I’m having a great time with these Micro Masters, spending hours and hours with paintings I’ve admired my whole life. This is one of my favorite Toulouse-Lautrec works, The Englishman at the Moulin Rouge. I can’t get over how charming it looks in micro form! If you haven’t yet begun a collection of “Jamie’s Jewels”, this is a perfect one to start you off in style! Remember too that Mother’s Day is coming. This would make an ideal gift and arrives in a little gold box.

You can click the image above to see it even larger. Just to give you an idea of the actual size of this painting, here’s an image that approximates the size, depending on your monitor and resolution. You can appreciate how teeny tiny it really is, and how much detail goes into these wee gems:

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The painting will be sent with hanging hardware and gold thread as shown below, plus the gold tack to hang it from. It will arrive in a gold foil gift box with cotton batting and a gold ribbon, to complete the perfect gift for any art lover. If you prefer, a pin back can be affixed in place of the hanging hardware. Just email me if you want me to make that change. (Image below is just to show the way the painting is shipped; you’ll receive the painting above.)

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These micro paintings make a great collection when hung as a group!

Click to enlarge:

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SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.
1.5×1.25″ unframed (2×1.75″ framed), Acrylic on 100% archival rag bristol

I had a wonderful time with one of my favorite Henri Matisse works for this Micro Master series painting, Large Interior in Red. The image above is an enlarged version of my rendition, with the quarter for size reference. Brighten your day with this tiny gem of a masterpiece. Collect them for a mini gallery of the Masters, or give them as gifts. They come in a gold foil gift box, with hanging hardware and topped with a gold bow as shown in this post of a Monet painting.

Just so you have an idea of how teeny tiny this painting really is, here’s an image of it about actual size, depending on your monitor and resolution:

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Jamie’s Jewels—Monet’s Poppy Field at Argenteuil

Posted by Jamie on April 13th, 2007

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Acrylic on archival 100% rag bristol (paper), 1.25×1.5″, framed to 1.75×2″

Here’s another of “Jamie’s Jewels” in my Micro Masters series. This little gem has powerful visual impact. It is my rendition of Monet’s famous painting Poppy Field at Argenteuil.The image above is an enlargement, which framed measures only 2 inches across! Collect them and have your very own mini gallery, or give the perfect gift to an art lover.

To give you an idea of the actual size of this little gem, this is about the size, depending on your monitor and screen resolution:

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The painting will be sent as shown above (without the quarter, which is just for size reference), in a beautiful gold foil gift box, with hanging hardware and gold thread, plus a brass tack from which to hang your painting.

Jamie’s Jewels—Alfred Sisley’s Road to Louveciennes

Posted by Jamie on April 10th, 2007

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1.25×1.5″ painting, 1.75×2″ with frame, acrylic on 100% rag archival bristol, framed

Here’s another gorgeous micro reproduction painting. I was looking through a book of Impressionist painters and came across this painting by Alfred Sisley. I fell in love with the brushwork and colors in this gorgeous impressionist landscape painting. The image above shows the painting about actual size. Below is an enlargement of it. The quarter is for size reference purposes. (Click for further enlargement) They also look wonderful displayed as a group collection.

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The painting will be sent with hanging hardware and gold thread as shown below, plus the gold tack to hang it from. It will arrive in a gold foil gift box with cotton batting and a gold ribbon, to complete the perfect gift for any art lover. If you prefer, a pin back can be affixed in place of the hanging hardware. Just email me if you want me to make that change.
Click to enlarge:

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Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) was the only English member of the original Impressionist group. He died without receiving the recognition he deserved, overcome by cancer and in poverty. He is best known for his landscapes of the countryside around Paris, and studied in the Gleyre studio beside Renoir and Monet.

Jamie’s Jewels—Starry Night After Van Gogh

Posted by Jamie on March 30th, 2007

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I was so excited by the way this looked once I attached the hanging hardware and gold thread. It will be the perfect gem to hang from a brass tack in a small nook on the wall, or above a mantle. They’d be fun to collect over time, and a grouping of them will make an elegant tiny gallery of “The Masters”! Plus, the little gold boxes I ordered for the minis have arrived! I just had to bump up this post and add the photo of the painting with all the fixings and fittings, the way it will be sent to you! (The quarter is there as a size reference only.)

Do you have a favorite painting by a “master” that you’d like to see as one of my Micro Master Series works? If so, please email me with the name of the artist and painting!

Here’s the painting below about actual size, depending on your monitor and resolution:

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1×1.25″ framed to 2×2.5″, acrylic on 100% rag bristol

This “micro” is my rendition of Van Gogh’s famous painting, Starry Night. I love doing these little copies. It gives me an opportunity to really study a master painting, from the color to the brushstrokes.

This has been painted and framed with archival materials. It will be shipped in a beautiful gold box with cotton batting. It will be sent as shown above, with hanging rings affixed and a gold string to hang it “salon style”. If you would prefer it with a pin back, I can remove the little eye rings for the thread, and attach a pin back instead.

Enlargement, with a quarter for size reference:

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Jamie’s Jewels—Henri Matisse’s painting Annelies

Posted by Jamie on March 25th, 2007

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1×1.25″, acrylic on bristol board, framed to 2×2.25″

This charming miniature, based on Matisse’ famous 1944 painting “Annelies”, is in a gold wood frame. It can be sent either with a pin back, or with a gold string to hang ‘salon style’. (Specify which you’d like.) Tiny minis like this can also be beautifully displayed on small tabletop easels. It will be sent in a little gold box, just like a tiny treasure.

I chose a challenging subject for such a tiny copy and it took me ages to get all the details in place. The painting itself measures 1×1.25″. With the frame, it is 2×2.25″. The quarter is in the photo for size reference. It’s hard to appreciate the intricate detailing of this piece when seeing it online at larger than actual size!

The image below is approximately actual size, depending on your monitor resolution:

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This is one of those pieces that’s hard for me to let go of. I definitely want to do more of them. I’ve selected a Van Gogh painting for my next tiny copy!

Evening Music—Watercolor and inks on watercolor paper

Posted by Jamie on January 4th, 2007

$50.00 plus free shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

2.5 x 3.5″, watercolor and inks on watercolor paper, unframed

Australian Groper miniature painting in acrylic

Posted by Jamie on December 30th, 2006

$50.00 plus free shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

2.5 x 3.5″, Acrylic on Arches hot press watercolor paper, unframed