How about a photo of that very special painting? Would love to see it.
On Oct 4, 2008, at 10:24 PM, M. Austin wrote:
> My favorite thing about my studio is a 4x4' painting that my uncle
> John Stover (creator of Grandma Stover's miniature dollhouse
> furniture) painted when I was in 5th grade and went to Florida to
> visit him. The painting is titled "The Orgy" and is the basis for
> my artistic style. I STILL find something new everytime I view this
> painting, and it makes me smile whenever I see it.
> My second favorite thing about my studio is my work area. My room
> is fairly small in comparision to some studios. My work table was
> made by taking two cabinets, unfinished so I could paint them to my
> liking) with a 4x8' piece of white shelving board (I don't know
> exactly what it's called, but it's the stuff closet shelving units
> are made from). I have a raised shelf on that. I have 90% of
> everything I need within easy reach. I can sit on a stool or stand
> to work.
> Funny how I can define my favorite things about my studio is my
> inspiration & the space I can create!
>> I'm pretty much moved back in to the house we gutted and
>> remodeled. My studio right now is the "catch all" until we get the
>> countertops made and I sew the livingroom drapes.
>> I need to be able to paint, make woodcut prints, bead, mosaic, mat
>> and frame, as well as pack and ship, etc. I'm trying to keep all
>> "schoolness" out of it. This will be a "school free" space (unless
>> I decide to do NCBT)
>> So I'm asking those of you who have home studios - what is your
>> FAVORITE thing about it? Takach presses, napping Golden Retrievers
>> and fabulous views don't count!
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