Why I Don't Make Miniatures AnymoreI've had several people ask why I no longer work on 1:12 pieces anymore lately, so I thought I'd copy and paste an answer I gave on tumblr a little while ago.More Like This
I am not heading to any miniature shows this year or any other year. I know I touched a little on how I’ve left the miniatures community, but I’d like to maybe give a bit more of an explanation as to why.
Now, I still do love miniatures. I love making my tiny foods and I love looking at other people’s collections. I just really, really dislike the community where I am locally.
The long and the short is that the community where I am is pretty damn toxic. It took me over a year to see just how awful it truly is down here, which is an absolute shame because it’s slowly dying off (and I can now see why).
I was pressured to become secretary for my miniature club. I was hounded over any tiny little detail in the newsletter, and any complaints against it or me would be taken to my guild leader instead of coming t