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精雕细琢的娃娃屋

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小编摘要:近日,英国的一家迷你玩具店展出了一座栩栩如生的娃娃屋。店主Karon将每一件物品都微缩成真实物体的12分之一大小,十分可爱。

导读:这是Karon建造的房屋,带有12个房间。它看上去非常大,直到你意识到里面的一切物品实际上是非常小非常小的。家具、人物、地板、墙纸和食物都是精心制作的微缩模型,仅有真实版的12分之一大。

This is the house that Karon built. With 12 rooms, it seems quite large - until you realise everything inside is actually very, very small.

The furniture, human figures, flooring, wallpaper and food are all delicately crafted miniatures, made to a one-twelfth scale.

And each is painstakingly created by some of the most talented artists in their field.

Karon Cunningham, owner of a miniatures shop in Bath, uses the doll's house, below, to showcase some of her wares - each with an amazing attention to detail and period design.

The minute marvels include a rococo-style mirror just 6.5 inches high, on sale for £85, a tiny light bulb (£9.80) and shrink-sized platters of food (which start from £12.85).

Many of the items are either one of a kind or are only available in limited numbers.

The exact technique used to create the miniatures is a closely guarded secret for copyright reasons.

Karon calls them the 'tricks of the trade' - and she and the artists want them to stay that way as poor imitations have arrived en masse from the Far East in the past.

She was, however, willing to share some of the general methods.

Dentistry tools - designed to work on tiny areas - are often used to sculpt the miniatures, while furniture makers work with scaled-down versions of their regular implements.

For some of the items, such as the central column of the rolling pin (seen on the food table above), clay is fired up in an oven and then tweaked with cotton buds or cocktail sticks.

And the food is most certainly not edible - it's made using a special polymer clay known as fimo.

Karon, who travels from her gift shop in Pulteney Bridge to exhibit her collections around the world, said: 'There are so many wonderfully talented makers out there with miniatures you do not find in England and vice versa.'

And for gaming enthusiasts, there is even a tiny Monopoly set on sale for £12, complete with houses, hotels, dice and money, created by Klaas Schultz from South Africa.

It can take Schultz up to two years to research, design and build his creations.

Like many artists who work with miniatures, it was something he just 'fell into' - up until a few years ago, he was a bank manager.

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2011-11-17 13:25 编辑:Relaxkuma
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