Here it is the last day of the Orange County Studio Tour. October and November are busy for me, but it's been so much fun to talk to people about my art and studio space. This is the first year in my new studio since we moved in March. It's a smaller space, (taking over … Continue reading Orange County Studio Tour 2014
A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a local newspaper looking to do an article on me and my art. The writer left me a message on my phone and also sent me an email. I was typing up my email to respond to her (thinking out my answers so I wouldn't have to … Continue reading Newspaper Article
A few weeks ago I went supply shopping for art shows and festivals. I already had three tall, narrow panels I created out of slatted closet shelves. They were a deal, and I needed something ASAP last October. They worked fine, but were 8 feet tall and cumbersome to move.Here's a photo of me standing … Continue reading The Search for Art Festival Supplies: Part I
Hi, my name is Janae, and I'm an art supply addict. By supply, please don't just think of pencils, papers, brushes, paint. Feel free to include drafting tables, bookcases and my favorite...FLAT FILES! I have such an obsession with these, that I decided to do a whole post dedicated to them. Maybe I'll write a … Continue reading Art Supply Addiction: Flat Files
I took a few pictures of my studio today since we've added a few things lately. Living in North Carolina requires air conditioning, so my husband added a window unit. No need to add central air here! The grass looks brown because we had someone come by and weed-eat, so I need to rake the … Continue reading Updates to my Studio
Need I say more? There are a few more things that need to be done...and then I'll be able to organize, clean, dust, etc.Just a picture of the outside - the door will change Monday, exchanging it for a glass door to get more northern light into the studio. Landscaping still needs to be done … Continue reading Lights on in the Studio!
White...The walls, ceiling and trim...white. I know, I could have picked all different colors, bold, soft, blue, red, but I chose white. I've read that a mid-tone gray is the best for a studio, but I love to have things bright, and since my windows are not that large (for more wall space), I want … Continue reading Studio Update