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      Micro-Mark Discount code for IGMA   01/29/2017

      Great News for miniature artists!!!! In support of IGMA and the world of fine miniatures,  Micro-Mark the small tool specialists, have offered IGMA a 10% discount on all their purchases.  Buyer gets 10% off all purchases and in support of the Guild Micro-Mark will donate 5% of your purchased price to IGMA Be sure to enter Promo code IGMASAVE16 www.micromark.com Can be used on sale merchandise, but cannot be combined with another offer.  For example if an item is in the close-out section on the Micromark website, the discount will apply. If they discount some items in an email (a special promotion) the 10% will not be able to be combined with that offer.  Time to go shopping!!!      
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      AmazonSmile   05/02/2018

      AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.  Every item available for purchase on Amazon is also available on Amazon Smile (smile.amazon.com) at the same price.  It will ask you what charity you want to support; you can search for the International Guild of Miniature Artisans, and then select it.
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      Dick Blick   05/02/2018

      http://www.igma.org/donate.html If you visit Blick Art Materials by following this link or clicking on the image below, IGMA will get 10% of the sale. If you don't have a local store, then you are only a click away from access to some of the most wonderful art supplies!      
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      Goodsearch/Goodshop   05/02/2018

      When you use goodsearch.com or goodshop.com as your search engine, they will give money to charity every time you shop or search. Instead of www.google.com (or Bing, Yahoo, Safari, etc.) use www.goodsearch.com. If using for the first time, there's a place on the top middle right of the screen to designate the cause you want to support. IGMA will get the credit for every search from this browser. If you want to shop, click on the top left of the screen and search for the online store you want to buy from. If that vendor participates, click on their link and their software keeps track of what you buy.

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  1. Me, My Partner, My Sister, My Friend

    Hi, My name is Alberto and I am the founder of Silverissimo, a family business run by few people. It all started as a hobby once I was sacked after 8 years because my manager discovered I was going to adopt another child with my partner, ergo, being entitled of a 12 months adoption leave. As disappointed as I was I started this project and...well, here we are! (just in case, if you want to have a look at it, it is about solid silver miniatures www.silverissimo.co.uk ). I think this forum can help me to understand terminologies (I am not a native English speaker) about this "magic" world of the miniatures. Always happy to learn! Ciao! Alby
  2. Copy in oil on wood panel. John Constable. 1802.
  3. Miniature Nautical Painting

    This is a copy of a painting by Ludolf Backhuyson "ships on a stormy sea" that I've made recently. It's oil on a panel and it's about 65mm x 45 mm
  4. New petit point miniature carpet VERA

    I started stitching the medallion of this rug years ago when a pattern was not even completely finished yet. Sometimes I am so excited to start working on a new project that can't wait till I finish charting a pattern. So, I had to put it a side and wait until inspiration to finish the pattern hit me. A message from someone asking if the pattern is available reminded me about that forgotten carpet. I finished charting it, surprisingly for myself, in one breath literally. I called it VERA, that translates from Russian as Faith, to honor my Mom who always has been teaching me to finish anything whatever has been started. So, better late than never, true? The carpet was finished last October. This rug is stitched on 49 count silk gauze with Gutermann silk floss (only 4 colors) and measures 5" x 10" with fringe.