Personal | My Creative Workspace | Sunroom Turned Art Studio
"My studio has a personality of its own. It can be a monstrous clutter from one end to the other or, at times, the very model of simplicity." –Harley Brown
During my photo session with Kaela, she got some great photos of my workspace, so I thought it would be fun to post about my favorite room in my little yellow bungalow.
I converted my sunroom into my studio. With the tall windows, high vaulted ceiling, and concrete floors when I looked at this house I knew I wanted this area to be my make-shift studio. A place I can leave all my art supplies out and not have to clean up! I mean finally moving my art projects off of my dining table was quite a victory in itself.
We'll start with my favorite part of the space...
What good is a studio without a great desk. I have two ways I like to work, either sitting on the floor or standing. However finding a standing desk seemed to be a nearly impossible task. But FINALLY a perfect desk was found at a local antique store. It's an old factory workshop table so it is tall and wide. Perfect for me to do calligraphy projects, address envelopes, edit photos, package prints, or even write a little thank you note.
THE GALLERY WALL
I think it is very important for you to be surrounded by work that inspires you. Both by others and by yourself. I think it is both humbling and inspirational to see where you've been. Sometimes I can get so into what I am creating, or disliking where something is going so much, that it is a nice reminder to see things that I like, and things I'm proud I made. Also fresh cut flowers and a good candle from Anthropologie doesn't hurt either!
Here is my little painting area. I have paint stored in bins that I can just throw everything in afterwards and it still seem someone organized. I like a good organized clutter, if you can't tell. I like to see things out and not stored away.
And that's it! My in home studio might be small, but it's a great space for me. I always feel so inspired when I walk in here. There is so much for me to create, and I love the way the sun shines through these windows. Maybe one day I'll have a fancy studio outside the bungalow.