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, February 7, 2015

2014 Good Sam Show: "The Phoenix" by Karen Renee

"The Phoenix" by Karen Renee was featured on "Through the Looking Glass" in the March 2015 issue of Miniature Collector magazine. Karen Renee's splendid 1:12 scale exotic birds can be found on the show table and website of her mother, Stained Glass By Barbara Sabia. Email: minis@barbarasabia.com.  Web: http://www.barbarasaba.com

The hand-sculpted Phoenix is 6" tall. Its crest is hand-painted ostrich feathers and the train is custom dyed Whiting cape feathers. The body and wing feathers are hand painted, hand-cut Japanese crepe paper. The stand is Sculpey, over a wire form.

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