Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Dollhouse Miniature Flowers - Purple Hyacinth

Dollhouse Miniature Flowers - Purple Hyacinth...I never thought I would make them. But just recently, I blogged about the fabulous hyacinths by Polina here. Hyacinths never struck me so deeply until I saw that photo. The photo called out to me. I noticed about the shades of purple, and the light green. Everything was in balance. I knew I had to attempt making it in dollhouse miniature scale.

For every flower that I attempt, I do study the photos carefully. In this instance, though the fantastic photo by Polina was etched on my mind, I also use Google images to do my research. Particularly, I was looking for close up shots, colour varieties and right down to how the petals fold.

It must be a hundred times I've said it before, but there is an unexplainable sense of calmness when I make miniature flowers and the same happens while making this hyacinth flower. Plus I really do think painting transform and brings life into miniatures.

This time round, I really had fun making these dollhouse miniature hyacinth leaves and shaping them to bend like how leaves bend naturally. That's the beauty of air dry clay - that you can bend and flex them even after they are dried.

So here they are, my version of dollhouse miniature hyacinth flowers.

I hope you like them just as much as I do!

And a big Thank You to Polina for giving me this enormous inspiration!

Updated 15 May 2001: There was a blogspot error that occured on 13 May which resulted in some of the blog comments that has disappeared.. :( Just to know I did not delete your precious comments..


20 comments:

rosanna said...

Beautiful. Hyacinths are my favourite flowers and yours are wonderful. Rosanna

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Hi Rosanna,

Thanks for the visit and the sweet comments :) I'm glad you liked them.

Have a great day.!

Pei Li

beautyspot said...

Pei Li,

Your hyacinths are adorable - I can't describe how happy I am my photo inspired you. It means a lot for me.
Thank you so much for this great day!

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Dear Polina,

You are my new inspiration. You truly are. I'm just awed by your photography!

You do amazing work!! You rock!

Pei Li

Patty said...

WOW...they are perfect!

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Thanks Patricia! :))

Pei Li

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Thank you Genevieve!

miniacollection said...

Gorgeous! They look so real.
Geneviève

Fabiola said...

Fantastic!
Bye Faby

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Thanks Faby!

mijbil said...

Just beautiful! :) I love Hyacinths too, and yours are simply perfect!

Susan said...

You make such perfect flowers! I love all that you make.

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Thank you Susan! I'm glad you liked it! :)

Pei Li

Jollie said...

Very pretty!!! :)

Hugs Jollie

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Thanks Jollie!! :)

Jacqueline said...

Dearest sweet pei li, they turned out so beautiful! I love your process in making your creations and thanks so much for sharing it with us! You are soo talented sweet friend! Have a lovely merry happy week and love to yoU!

jacqueline
http://jqlinesocuteithurts.typepad.com/

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Dear Jacqueline!

It's always so nice to see you here sweet friend! Thank you for always coming to my blog and leaving me comments! I am glad you enjoyed reading my posts!

Have a lovely day!

Pei Li

Marit said...

They are lovely! So detailed!

Marit

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

Thank you Marit!

marlies said...

They are great, beautiful, I love them, they smell so good!
* marlies