My husband and I were in London recently taking a tour of Chelsea. Known as the epicenter of Swinging London in the 1960-70s, it was home to artists, musicians, and models. Though today it’s a more sedate upscale neighborhood, we were lucky enough to find one artist that still calls Chelsea home. Nick Bashall, one… [Read the rest of the post]
I am so excited about my new wall easel from Paper Bird Studio & Design (aka Tueller Easel Company) custom built for me by Jason Tueller. To maximize the space in my smallish Colorado studio, I opted for this amazing wall easel. It’s over 100″ long and I can put up to four canvases… [Read the rest of the post]
I have moved my art studio many times over the years, and I would love to share a few tips I’ve learned. Tip #1: Get rid of as much as possible The less you have to move, the easier the move becomes. I’ve found the longer I’m in a location, the more stuff I accumulate. After… [Read the rest of the post]
I moved into a new art studio a couple of months ago. It has lovely wood floors, but I found them too dark for an art studio. I also worried about damaging them (I’m just renting the space). I found an easy, affordable solution by covering most of the floor with cream-colored carpet tiles from… [Read the rest of the post]
An opportunity arose to move from my Long Island City studio into a studio just down the block from my current apartment in Greenwich Village. Basically, it shortens my roundtrip commute from over an hour to 5 minutes! I will miss my artist friends from my old studio building but not the subway commute. What would you… [Read the rest of the post]
How to decorate envelopes using a GelliArts plate, acrylic paint, stencils, and pens.
Okay, that a huge exaggeration. However, I am showcased in MoMA’s PS1 Studio Visit. This is a web initiative by MoMA that offers virtual presentations of artists’ studios. Emerging artists working in the five boroughs and greater New York area are invited to upload video or still images of their studios and work. Artists’ submissions… [Read the rest of the post]
I just moved into a larger studio space (in the same building) and it’s chaos here! I realized I need to paint the flat files (which purchased from the previous tenant) before I can use them. But then I realized that I can’t spray paint anything until I get everything under plastic, which I can’t… [Read the rest of the post]