Welcome to my Studio

This page is currently under construction. At the moment my studio is undergoing a few changes, I thought you might enjoy seeing the process, as my studio becomes what  I’ll love to work in! So….stay tuned!….

A couple updates to our progress…

New update: My broken foot is still healing, I’m in a walking boot now so I’ve been able to make a little progress…(still no tall ladder climbing tho)

I’ve been doing a little rearranging and I think I’m happy with it…

 

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I basically flipped the room so that it’s more efficient.

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A couple of horse sketches…

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This wall of inspiration is coming along. I have old sketches up to remind me of where I started, I have some of my sons work. Lastly I have a couple pieces one of my favorite artists who does amazing faces, as well. (the beautiful bright colored girl) You can find her work at @raynedropart on IG

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Just Molly girl hanging out not using her pillow.

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A little tiny progress on the mural, but since I can’t climb any tall ladders yet, this is as far as it’s gone!

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The photography process. This is my sweet hubby taking pictures of the latest piece that needs to be transformed into a print. Can’t wait to see how it turns out!

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When we were looking for a home to buy, our priorities were to get our kiddo settled in his own apartment space, in our house. This meant we had to look for a certain type of footprint, in order for us to make a multi family home. I wasn’t expecting to find much space for my art studio, so you can imagine how pleasantly surprised I was, when we found this home, that happened to have not only the right footprint, but a lovely art studio space with wonderful lighting! I’ve truly enjoyed having the space. Now that we’re somewhat settled, I’ve begun making the art studio my own. I thought I’d share the process here. As of March 2017, I’m about half way thru to where I would like it, which means I’ll be able to take you along with me on this journey. I hope you enjoy!

We began with this beautiful space..

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Then I started to move in.

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The all important character began to be layered in.

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A temporary work space set up.

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Molly moved in her things….

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Yes Molly, you are cute.

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Next I began putting together temporary storage.

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Last night when my husband came home I was up on a ladder painting this wall black. He gave me his customary, “Ok you crazy woman, what are you doing now” look. Which I don’t mind at all because it makes me smile to know, that even after 28 years I can still surprise him! lol!  Of course, this is just the first step. I’m actually going to paint a mural on this wall, which is even crazy to me, since I know it will hurt my damaged arm, but…..I just couldn’t help myself! I’m going to try to keep it very simple. Also, I moved one of my favorite antique cabinets into this space, purchased a new chair and foot stool, then put a shelf in the window. At this time, this area works well, but I’m going to work in it for awhile before I decide.

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There are other things going on in the other side of the studio as well. I will wait to share that process with you for the next time! so stay tuned!……

The latest on the mural wall..

one tree….

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