Archive for July, 2007

Up and Running

Now that the studio space is conducive to working I’m continuing my series of cloud paintings. Here are my most recent images. They are now at the photographers so they can be documented properly. My little point and shoot digital camera just doesn’t do them justice.

They are all 10 x 8 inches, acrylic and collage on canvas. I think they work nicely as a series. I like the four of them together.

I’d love to get feedback on these. What do you like best about them and what don’t you like? What would you change?

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This is a picture of my new studio. At least it was… That was in its unfinished state back in February when my wife and I moved into our new home. I’m afraid a bloger I was not. I’ve been spending all my free time renovating my studio so that it’ll be a nice place to spend my time painting, printing and drawing.

The next photo is the same view, but this is what the studio looks like now; after the insulating, and sheetrocking and muding and taping and sanding and more sanding and then the priming and painting. It’s been a PROJECT, but I’m done! Plus I’m proud that I did almost all the work myself. I had a little help here and there from my stepfather, and I have to mention that my wife did help me unload several large sheets of sheetrock, though begrudgingly at first.

I’d say a few more before and after shots are in order.

The left side before:

and after:

Here is the other side before:

and after:

Here’s a shot of the front of the studio:

Let me know what you guys think. I’d love to hear about those remodel victories and or course disasters, too. It always seems like it’s never going to end, but then there is that little glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel.

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