Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Photos from 2015 Good Sam Show

We are delighted to share a few of the photos taken by the Good Sam Show photographer at this year's show. For more show coverage in various miniature magazines, go to:  Miniaturas-Spain (Nov 2015 issue), Dollhouse Miniatures magazine (Jan-Feb 2016), Miniature Collector (Feb 2016), and DollsHouse World, U.K. 

All miniatures are 1:12 scale.

Silver Lock Box with working lock by Silversmith Peter Acquisto in collaboration with Henny Staring-Egberts, Portugal. Peter creates impressive miniature silver masterpieces. Henny specializes in hand-painted porcelain after authentic examples from the 17th and 18th century."

Peter Acquisto, Acquisto, Silver Co. Email: Minisilver@aol.com. Web: http://www.AcquistoSilver.com. Henny Staring-Egberts. Email: info@ceramic-miniatures.nl. Web: http://ceramic-miniatures.com 

One-of-a-kind Steampunk tricycle by Janice Kimbro

Floral arrangement by Janice Kimbro, Jan's Flower Shop & More. Shows only.

Herb Cabinet and wood bowl handcrafted by Charles Harville, Sir Tom Thumb.

A "Clowder" (group) of handcrafted cats by Bridget McCarty Miniature Pets. Email: aliceinteacup@yahoo.com. Web: http://www.BridgetMcCarty.com 

Settee upholstered in white silk with hand-painted flowers. Chairs upholstered in gold silk with hand-painted flowers. The silk throw pillows are handmade and hand-painted.  By Maritza Moran.

Hand-painted Secretary and Iron Bed.  By Maritza Moran Miniatures. 

Large stained glass panel handcrafted by Barbara Sabia. Exotic feathered peacock by her daughter Karen Renee. Email: minis@barbarasabia.com. Web: http://www.barbarasabia.com

"Cozy Cabin" oil on silk by Barbara Stanton. Image size 3" x 2-1/4" 
"Rainbows on the Beach" (Girl on beach) oil on board. Image size 3" x 4".
By Barbara Stanton's Fine Art in Miniature. Email: microangelo@earthlink.net

One-of-a-kind furred Wild Wolf by Takumi Takanashi.

Handcrafted furred figure of a Skunk by Takumi Takanashi.

Splendid one-of-a-kind furred Police dog.
By Takumi Takanashi, Japan. Email: Takumi@minimalxanimal.com

In-Out Light about 2.5-inches tall, by Peter Tucker.

Atom light with 3 LEDs. About 6.5" tall, by Peter Tucker

Sails/light sculpture on stone base.  By Peter Tucker, Roomboxes Etc., Canada. 

Two story cottage with hand-cut cedar shake roof and glass copper-trimmed windows, by Mel Yost.

Rustic handcrafted table and chairs.
By Mel Yost, Mel's Miniatures. Email:  melvinjanet@aol.com

Don't miss the Good Sam upcoming Small Scale Gallery (February 2016) and Accessories & Collectibles Gallery (March 2016) in American Miniaturist magazine. To order copies or obtain a subscription, phone toll free: 1-866-606-6587 or email: info@americanminiaturist.com.

Our Holiday Blog will be posted Saturday, December 12.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

2015 Good Sam Show coverage: Miniaturas, Spain

Special thanks to our good friend Madelva Fernandez for the fabulous 2015 Good Sam Show coverage in the November 2015 issue of Miniaturas magazine, Spain.

Click any photo to enlarge it.

For subscription information to this very beautiful Spanish language miniature magazine, go to:
http://www.miniaturasrevista.com or contact Madelva Fernandez, email: miniat@arrakis.es

Our next post is scheduled for Saturday, November 28.