1. Gwendolyn Faye

    PINPOINT | Tine Krijnen, Miniatuur Boekbinden

    Word of mouth is truly one of the most powerful forms of marketing there is. Friends will often say, “You have to meet __________.” Fill in the blank. They could be trying to hook you up on a date, or introduce you to a new stylist. Whoever it is, past...
  2. Carla Joy Goettsch

    CLUB SCENE | IGMA Auction at 2014 Chicago International

    For the first time ever, an International Guild of Miniature Artisans (IGMA) Auction will be held at the Tom Bishop Chicago International Miniatures Show. The annual IGMA Auctions raise much needed funds to support the many educational programs that it sponsors. The special auction items are donated from Guild members, artisans and fellows, and others within the miniature community that wish to contribute to these worthwhile events.
  3. Community

    CLUB SCENE | AMS Website Gets a Facelift

    The Atlanta Miniature Society (AMS) has made its presence known physically in the Atlanta area and online at They have been promoting miniatures since 1978, and they provide workshops and programs to stimulate interest both historical and creative. They also promote educational and charitable events, and they encourage new...
  4. Community

    PINPOINT | London’s Elaine Shaw & Her MiPad

    The small things connect us, and no matter where you are in the world, you will find a mini fan. That is evidenced by Elaine Shaw’s design excellence in scale and her determination to apply a modern approach to her work. We at Smallisimo first learned of her when we...
  5. Gwendolyn Faye

    MODEL LIFE | Sharer Susan Hatler

    A conversation about miniatures with Susan Hatler leaves you with a sense of wonder. It will remind you that designing a life true to your passions and making a living are not mutually exclusive. You really can do what you love and love what you do. Susan has taken her...
  6. Gwendolyn Faye

    MODEL LIFE | Sharer Ron Witherspoon, Atlanta, Georgia

    Ron Witherspoon began his art career as a young child by building model racing cars and houses with Lincoln Logs. His bedroom was lined with his successes, a source of pride and a showcase of his love for creating small things in scale. His creative talents spilled over to his...
  7. Gwendolyn Faye

    MODEL LIFE | Creator Margaret Jones, Atlanta, Georgia

    Born in Long Island, New York to a family with five brothers and a sister, Margaret Jones moved to Atlanta in 1979 to live with her aunt where she got her Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude in Communications. She became an intern at Atlanta’s Channel 11 and ended up staying...
  8. Gwendolyn Faye

    MODEL LIFE | Collector Gwendolyn Faye, Atlanta, Georgia

    I am the oldest of four children, but since my sister did not come along for about twelve and a half years, I basically grew up as an only child. Naturally independent and adaptable, my parents could trust me to entertain myself. And I did that by drawing portraits and...
  9. Leanne Heintz

    MODEL LIFE | Sharer Nina Eary, Gig Harbor, Washington

    Nina Eary lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, just west of Tacoma in the picturesque township of Gig Harbor, Washington. She and her husband of 25 years have raised 3 children and have a 5 yr. old granddaughter. Nina’s love of minis began as a child after reading the books “The...
  10. Leanne Heintz

    MODEL LIFE | Preserver Kaye Browning, Maysville, Kentucky

    If you have not been to Maysville, Kentucky, you should definitely schedule a trip. It is a beautiful small town full of 18th century architecture, breathtaking scenery and culture. Walking the streets of the historical town is quite a treat and really a rare glimpse of times gone by. If...

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