Sunday, January 1, 2012

New Year Art Resolutions

I resolve to make more collages in the new year.
To make room for Suzy I moved my rubber stamp and art supplies down to the basement by my painting tables. After thinking about it I added all my paper supplies since I had a "thing" for painting paper for awhile after an awesome Ned Wert class at QSDS.
Before I discovered Art Quilts I dabbled in rubber stamping, altered books, etc. I had pieces published in several issues of Somerset Studio, back in the day. Back in the corner is my show saddle way back when I showed horses. It's for sale by the way, a good Billy Cook show saddle, very comfortable. email me for details

My oldest brother built me a great workbench with a bar above it for hanging tools. He repainted my dad's old vice and installed that too. I can hammer and drill to my heart's content. And I don't have to worry about disturbing anyone with the noise. The studio assistant is very noise sensitive after our break in last year.
In the front are my painting tables, 2 six foot banquet tables. Behind them is a table with all my painting supplies. I have been doing mixed media collages on wood panels with a 1-1/2" cradle, fun! I will have to show some in the next post.


I can multi task and do some laundry while working. I actually have only one set of machines hooked up. The house came with a set and I had a set from the old house. I can batch a washing machine with the saddle if you want.

Happy New Year to all! Make some art resolutions and make them come true!

4 comments:

  1. OMG you are so darn organized !!! happy Happy New Year 2012!!!! I wish I lived closer and we could play together !!!! Blessings, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  2. Mary-Helen, The trick is not to be too organized so you don't want to mess it up! Of course it is fun to clean up after you make a mess. Wish you could come help mess it up too!

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  3. Gosh, could you count me in, too? Although I'd be mostly sitting in awe of your tidy space, afraid to make a mess. On the other hand, I don't do much art because my space IS such a mess. Need to change that, for sure.

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  4. Del
    I too easily get involved in the organizing when I should be making a mess! If I lived closer I would come and organize you and then go home and make a mess.

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