Grandpa Elliott in Miniature by Karen  Hull


Small (22.2" x 16.4")

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Grandpa Elliott in Miniature by 

3×4 inches Those of you familiar with my work will know this is the second time I have devoted a portrait to this wonderful character. This artwork was done with scratch art tools and coloured pencils on Ampersand Scratchbord and is for the upcoming Australian Society of Miniature Art National Awards Exhibition.


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Full time artist and illustrator, specialising in realistic images in a range of mediums, but particularly favouring coloured pencils.

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  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaabout 2 years ago

    Excellent Image! 07/13/2012

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  • Thank you so very much for the feature Deborah – I am truly honoured!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Lynda Robinson
    Lynda Robinsonabout 2 years ago

    This is wonderful Karen. I hope you do really well in the Exhibition. I am sure you will with work of this quality. Unbelievable detail for such a small work!!!! I am in awe of your talent!

  • You are always soooo generous Lynda and leave a big smile on my face. Thank you so much for your encouraging words!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeabout 2 years ago

  • What a cute banner Robyn and thank you so very much for the feature!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillipsabout 2 years ago

    I just love that wonderful attention to detail Karen. His beard (the hair) is perfectly done. Impressive work.

  • Thank you so much for your lovely feedback Jim. I loved doing each little hair on his wonderfully curly beard and I’m thrilled you like it!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • vigor
    vigorabout 2 years ago

    You caught his true essence, fantastic work!!!

  • Thank you so much Vigor – that is the best compliment of all!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Meg Hart
    Meg Hartabout 2 years ago

    Magnificent portrait of this wonderful character Karen!!!

  • Thank you so much Meg – I think he gets all the credit, but I appreciate your very kind words anyway!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • Chris-Cox
    Chris-Coxabout 2 years ago

    Stunning work Karen.

  • Thank you so very much Chris – that means a lot!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanabout 2 years ago

    wow a definite winner Karen! amazing detail and portrait of Grandpa Elliott!

  • You’re a darling Linda – not sure he’s a winner, but I do love drawing him, because he has such character, making my job easy!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellabout 2 years ago




  • Pat – you have made my day, what a wonderful honour and thank you heaps!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you so much for this wonderful honour Heather – you have made me smile from ear to ear!!! :)

    – Karen Hull

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