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, September 5, 2015

Dealer Bluette Meloney: Structures & Furniture with Faux Finishes

IGMA Artisan Bluette Meloney makes distinctive 1:12 scale structures and hand-painted collectible furniture. She uses realistic decorative faux finishes and Trompe L'Oeil (fool the eye) painting techniques in all of her designs. The Kaleidoscope, shown below, will be available for purchase at the Show. Visit Bluette's new website to see fine examples of her work. Email: jack.meloney@gmail.com. Web: http://bluettemeloney.com

The Pelt Merchant's Bedroom. American Miniaturist magazine cover, August 2015, issue #148.
Edwardian sofa with Art Nouveau flair. Floral print in handcrafted frame.
Hand-painted round dolphin table and secretary with floral design.
Gilt parlor chairs with hand-painted fabric. Faux black bamboo lacquer and gold gilt coffee table and side table with hand-painted antique cameos.
Louis XV armoire with hand-painted floral design. 
The Kaleidoscope, inspired by MacKenzie-Childs furnishings. Available for purchase.

The Kaleidoscope, inspired by MacKenzie-Childs furnishings:
Le Bon Marché ladies boutique.
The Adirondack lodge.
Children's Nursery, beautifully hand-painted by Bluette.

To see more of Bluette Meloney's work, go >here<.

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