Monday, January 28, 2008
5 THINGS ON MY STUDIO TABLE RIGHT NOW INCLUDE...
1. A pile of stencils all stuck together! I love to use commercially sold alphabets
layered with my own custom cut images.
2. A box that is a make-shift journaling kit, filled with mini stapler, gluesticks,
pens, stickers, stamps, scissors....
3. A huge bin containing about 30 small bottles of paint - funny to see there are
only about 6 colors in there.
4. Basket of things "to-do", seems nothing ever gets finished around here.
5. Stash of magazines, ready to be ripped up and cut for cool text treatments Michelle Ward
scissors, tape, scraps of images, my journal, my ipod
baby wipes (I am messy), Mod Podge for glue, Ipod, stencils, lots of paper scraps.
Patty Van Dorin
oooh..I've just tidied, I can actually see my table now! Let's see, I have my camera, my water bottle, doubled-sided tape, golden paints, and a storage container with rusty metal bits in it.
a pot of pencils, a pot of sable and synthetic paintbrushes, a bundle of letters and paperwork, a variety of paints and coloured pencils lying higgledy piggledy, some doodles and sketches
1. a salt bust of Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff
2. the leather cover from a small book of accounts, inside which is the
handwritten date, "March 19th, 1895"
3. the bridge and strings from an old violin
4. the heavy steel body of a 1918 Wizard Pencil Sharpener (guts removed)
5. a 7" wheel, with decayed rubber tire, from what must have been an old baby
James Michael Starr
-Viva paper towels
-Assorted mark makers like pencil, crayons, etc
-Two buckets of water with soaking brushes
-Large plastic box with lid which holds open cups of paint
Tim Holtz scissors, Crop-a-dile, brand new Golden acrylics I bought for the up-coming DeMeng class, chipboard shapes, a jar of dirty water with paint brushes soaking in it from last week (ewwww!)
ink, self-healing mat, mica, copper wire, alpha-numeric metal punch set
golden fluid paints and mediums, sandpaper, collage material, t-square, paper palette
I don't have a dedicated table so I'll tell you what's on my studio floor. Two small notebooks, one for ideas and sketching and the other for documenting colors that I mix; a large basket for all my paints; a bevy of brushes and knives wrapped up in an old towel and a stack of artist books
Scattered prisma colored pencils
An exacto knife
A rectangular gum eraser
My current project: "Study in Turquoise,"
and cut up images of it for a collage
Roxanne Evans Stout
ipod, cell phone, jar of paint brushes, epson matte coated paper, old picture frames to scan.
my iMac with Photobooth, decorative (flowers) tape, seeds from a sumac,
paisley stickers, vintage milk paint.
A cup of tea, 2008 Artist's and Graphic Designer's Market book, tiny maroon buddha, brayer (ha!), photocopy of a drawing of a bear
An illustration I'm working on for a children's book author, several bottles of acrylic paint, several tubes of watercolor paint, horse reference pictures, paintbrushes
ModgePodge, rusty wire, little triangular pieces cut out of printed soda cans, a stencil burner and: SHARPIES.
Heating palette for encaustics, encaustic medium, sewing machine, cheesecloth, string
Bridgette Guerzon Mills
fabric, polymer clay, Procion dyes, pasta machine, digital camera
a multitude of photographs for a project in the works, photographic oil paints (various colors), glue stick, gesso, a bag of new paints to experiment with.
always on my table is my jar of paintbrushes but I think you mean projects and right now I'm in that in-between stage so I only have my last completed Art Challenge (which you can see on my website), a partially completed canvas that was shoved to the back of my list/mind during the Christmas onslaught, and a failed resin pour. Sorry. That's only 4 things
several brushes, a gigantic acorn, 7 rulers, 20 pairs of scissors, a birds nest
dip pen/ink, acrylics, random piles of ephemera,framed photos, coffee cup!
collage scraps, worn out and well-loved paint brushes, stabilo water soluable pencils, a pan full of cold encaustic medium and sumi ink
Some new Dr. Ph. Martin “Hydrus” watercolor paints that I’m trying out, cat hair (from my naughty cat), polished beach stones from the Oregon Coast, pieces of cut-up credit cards, a heater.
pots of brushes, pots of scissors, an unfinished handmade book, a 16x20 canvas awaiting completion, leftover pictures deom a photobook project
chocolate chips, masking tape, photographs, graph paper, pencil
circle punch, jar of water with a paint brush resting inside, rolling adhesive, pile of stamps, crayons
5 things on my studio table right now include...looking behind me...a hot plate, a hot shoe (small iron), brushes, a pot of beeswax and resin, and a new encaustic painting I'm currently working on
1. A huge tray of assorted Caran d'Ache – everything! Pencils, crayons, soft and
hard pastels. I am spoiled with the product, rich color and quality.
2. A clay pot filled with my favorite paint brushes.
3. An Art Journal where I add techniques, color mixes, combinations, notes,
and other little things I want to remember from my art projects.
4. Krylon No. 1306 Workable Matte Fixative – my all time favorite.
5. A hair dryer for spot/quick drys.
I have two tables, one for jewellery and one for book art. The book art table has gel medium, golden paints, my hand carved stamps, paper napkins and bubble wrap and about a square foot to work in. My jewellery table has even less space.
Paper, stencils, paints, finished/unfinished projects, piles of magazine tear-outs
pva glue, an eyelet tool, 15 unfinished canvases, 2 unfinished artist books, a doll's rollerskate
not mass produced
The first five things I see when I squint at the table from here is cardboard, a stapler, paint brushes, gesso and my art journal
piles of paper scraps, Caran d'Ache metallic wax pastels, several pairs of scissors, a spool of rusted wire that I found that is being saved for a future project, and book board
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