|While perhaps a bit "over the top" insofar as interior décor is concerned, it is a reasonably roomy, pleasant, well-lit, exciting workspace, probably that of some type of designer.|
|A far cry from my earlier studios, but no less messy and cluttered.|
|In most cases, the size of an artist's studio tends to grow as the artist |
becomes more prolific and financially successful.
|Obviously a man's studio--no nonsense, nothing fancy, just a large, uncluttered workspace with abroad expanse of wall for large works, a; high ceiling allowing for tall windows and a generous amount of storage space beneath them.|
|I tend to envy the artist having the octopus-like|
adjustable light in his studio. I find myself wonder-
ing. if it was homemade or purchased on eBay.
|A prime example of a large studio utilizing "convenience clusters."|
|Style and comfort in a small,|
carefully designed space
probably that of a female artist.
Once you've made the decisions as to size, medium, lighting, and furnishing (and their ar-rangement in the studio, there are a number of seemingly less important factors to consider. The first of these is storage space (below). Person-ally, I chose custom-made cabinets with doors and drawers (to disguise your disorganized clut-ter. Then over a generous expanse of working counterspace, I added a long expanse of shelves for art books, photos, keepsakes, and various souvenirs from our extensive travels to Europe and the Mediterranean (the cradle of Western civilization and art in particular). Such reference materials straight from the source museum or cultural landmarks) have often proved invaluable both is my paintings and more recently my new career as a blogger and published author (Art THINK available at right from Amazon or in e-book formats from www.drawspace.com.
|I love this one, most likely the studio of a fabric or fashion designer with a|
reminder on the back wall of the most import activity in any art studio.
|The artist/instructor Kaylay apparently teaches up to a dozen or |
more from her combination studio/classroom.