Garden Gnome And Dove¬† is an¬† original¬† oil painting on ivorine by Beverly Abbott. The art size is 3″ x 2″ and the modern gold frame measures 4¬† 1/4″ x¬† 3¬† 1/4″.¬† This is a painting of a Mourning Dove sitting on the arm of the garden gnome sculpture.¬† Beverly has received numerous awards and accolades over the years, especially with her miniature and wildlife art works. She has been honored as ‚ÄúSignature Member‚ÄĚ of the Miniature Artists of America and the Society of Animal Artists.¬† Beverly is also a member of the Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers Society of Washington, D.C., the Miniature Art Society of Florida, the Hampton Arts League, the Association of Miniature Artists, and the Cider Painters of America.¬† Mrs. Abbott has just recently been the judge for the 23rd International Miniature Art Show at Seaside Art Gallery in Nags Head, NC.¬† Please see her art work and a complete¬† biography @ http://www.seasideart.com/product-category/by-artist/beverly-abbott/
Ivorine is a plastic sheet, an artificial product resembling ivory in color or texture, 0.5mm thick, translucent white in color with a matte¬† finish on both sides.
In the world of miniatures, it is a name that has been accepted to describe the sheet material upon which some miniaturists paint their pictures.