- The subject matter is 1/6th the size of real life.
- Exquisite detail that withstands magnification.
- The work must demonstrate a mastery of composition.
Miniature Fine Art Show Features Pint-Size Masterpieces
Monday, July 15, 2013 11:27 PM by Jennifer Donovan
One of the many great things about Hendricks County is the amount of high quality art that can be found throughout the county. During the next few weeks, visitors and residents in Hendricks County need to make plans to stop by Artistic Designs Gallery in Brownsburg, Indiana to see this year's Miniature Fine Art Show. It will remain on display through Aug. 24. I attended the preview night for the juried exhibit and learned a lot about miniature art. Before I visited, I just expected to see paintings on a small canvas, but it is much more complex. To qualify for this show, the artist must use carefully refined techniques, reduced scale subjects and held-in-the-hand size formats. Here are what the jurors are looking for in each piece: