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Welcome to JG Miniatures

J G Miniatures is the trading name of John Gittins, Sculptor and Model maker, established in 1995, John has created a huge collection of models for adult collectors of 54mm or 1/32nd scale toy soldiers and figures. All models are fully finished and ready to use, completely hand made and of superb quality, they have become collectables in their own right.

By using these scenic models collectors can create dioramas simply and easily, in which to display their collection of figures, whether in a display cabinet or on a table top.

Civilian Category
Civilian
Post 16th century domestic or public architecture and other man made structures

Scenic Category
Scenic
Features of the natural environment, rivers, landforms and vegetation etc

Military Category
Military
Buildings, trenches, fortifications and natural features that have a purely military purpose or have been affected by warfare

Native and Historical Category
Native & Historical
Mainly Pre 16th century domestic and public architecture of ancient or native peoples
Miniature Garden Category
Miniature Garden
Bases Category
Terrain Mats
Specific low relief panels other than grass (these can be found in the Scenic section)
Posters Category
Posters
Two dimensional images to paste behind your dioramas


1 30th Scale Category
Fine Art Prints By John Gittins
Sold unframed, each work is limited to a print run of 500 and are individually signed and numbered by me. They are produced as Giclee prints on premium acid free papers using the highest quality non fading inks.
For further information see below.
1 30th Scale Category
1/30th Scale
Mainly military accessories, sculpted and painted to compliment the larger type of figure produced by companies such as King and Country, Frontlines Conte etc

Fine Art Prints By John Gittins

In the early 1980's I worked in various part time jobs trying to establish myself as a professional Artist. I exhibited and sold work in the UK and in the Netherlands. One of my oil paintings was purchased by the University of Sheffield for their collection. Over thirty years later I discovered it had been included in the Public Catalogue Foundation's database of artworks owned by public institutions throughout the UK.

Seeing my painting again gave me the idea to make my folio of work available for sale in the form of a series of limited edition prints. The J G Miniatures online shop, where I sell my miniature sculptures, will provide the shop-window for the prints as well. The works are landscapes and although not directly related to the world of the Toy Soldier Collector, it was my love of landscape that have inspired many of the models I have produced over the years.

Sold unframed, each work is limited to a print run of 500 and are individually signed and numbered by me. They are produced as Giclee prints on premium acid free papers using the highest quality non fading inks. I hope my customers appreciate my two-dimensional work as much as they have my three-dimensional work over the years.

Why Landscapes?

I love the natural environment and particularly the landscape of Britain. It has always been the landscape that has captured my imagination. Escaping the City and walking in Nature, I become grounded - the feel of the wind, the smell of the peat and heather, but most of all the sound of the silence and that particular "sense of place" one gets when contemplating the history and the marks of man upon the land. I always return spiritually refreshed, rejuvenated and inspired.

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NEW PRODUCT LINE NOV 2014

My portfolio of Paintings and Drawings produced as high quality Art Prints . The originals are in Private as well as Public collections ,read more below the animated tab or click on it to view more . Only four prints are available at the moment more will be uploaded over the coming months.

 

MOVE COMPLETED

Please note, the new address for J G Miniatures is
108 Prospect Rd
Heeley
Sheffield
S2 3EN
TELEPHONE 0114 4535237

 

NEW ITEM JUNE 2014

HGM6 FIRING PLATFORM or barracade