Here on our latest news today page we feature articles specific to the topic of miniature models. Below you will find various titles and their accompanying subhead ideas.
Also a small section containing magazine information that has in the past helped many a miniaturist with their craft. This info is all provided here for your convenience and enjoyment.
There are many information magazines in publication today, but few hold our attention like Dollhouse Mags of any variety. These could at one time tell our latest news today concerning the miniature world. Sadly though some of our favorites have closed their doors permanently. So sad really but truly a sign of our changing times.
This one is a favorite that has gone the way of the disappearing era. No longer in print but even old editions can be a goldmine for inspiration.
Covered numerous topics for collectors as well as novice enthusiasts. They made it interesting for readers as well as collectors.
Readers you say? Why yes readers. These days some of us do not read often. We, on the internet, scan because we are in a hurry usually. But then there are people who simply love reading.
So in this particular magazine there were plenty of articles to simply read and fill your mind with. Plus projects that got the creative easily motivated.
They however did not stop there. They covered an advice column that this writer/enthusiast wishes she had previous issues of.
Yes they covered what else? ....the assembly of a miniature kit! Oh well if one wants older issues they do provide these as well on their magazine back issues page. And nowadays on eBay. A bit hard to find but one could uncover gold at some point. You have to do some research though to find that gold.
(both online and offline at one time)
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
166 High Street
Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd - Online
Prices for its monthly publication were as follows: UK 12 Issues - £43.09. (At time of this publishing)
Still available and giving us some of our latest news today in digital form!
Also that they can be read online from anywhere in the world. They are all classified as digital publications. Also, they are all produced by the same publishing company.
Imagine being captivated by your favourite mag and then travelling, say, to a tropical resort with computer-like device in hand and, by the pool, reading your awesome magazine online.
We are becoming so technological in our society where magazines are concerned. Including in our dollshouse hobbies.... as a Kindle demonstrates to us everyday. Now that's progress!
So these publications are definitely for the sect of our population on the go, go, go. They contain all the fantastic info we all love as collectors and mini enthusiasts.
Priced at 40 some dollars for access to their iMag for a year they offer a huge savings where subscriptions are concerned.
They may be worth a check out for those that are on the go, curious, have never tried anything like it before or for those, like us, that just plain love minis!
Available offline as well from:
Unit5E - Park Farm - Chichester Road
Arundel - West Sussex - BN18 0AG
(Why are all the great miniature magazines always seemingly produced out of the UK?)
Unfortunately this is an other one that has finished its course. It is sad to see such interesting magazines fail because of the times.
Features major info on what else "miniatures", but they don't stop there. They feature much about the artists and creators of miniatures. With in depth articles about their chosen artists of the month.
Miniature and Collector Shows are listed in the back. Giving a great calendar for each event with the times and places outlined.
Advertised entries in red. So this is simply a great business magazine for collectors as well as dollshouse business entrepreneurs.
It also lists over 50 added resources and websites in the back. These in themselves could be just what you are looking for if you are wanting to seek out a new miniature source.
Think like an explorer when viewing even larger design patterns and always be asking yourself, "could I miniaturize that item?"
If so... calculate your measurements, look for the right construction material, plan your mini, set aside construction time and voila... your done. Your Project in Miniature - Complete!
Scott Publications - Online
30595 Eight Mile
Livonia, MI 48152
Subscription Prices as follows: $39.95 U.S./ 1 yr, 12 issues. (at time of this article)