Every budding artists needs a place to work, and the easiest way to get one of these is an at home art studio. It doesn’t even have to be a whole room but could simply be a sectioned off area of another room. If you’re ready to get your own home art studio set up, check out these helpful tips.
· Make sure you have the proper tools for what you plan on doing. For example, if you will be doing watercolor paintings you want to ensure you have sable watercolor brushes. If you’ll be sculpting, you want to ensure you have top-notch clay or whatever material you plan on using.
· Choose a room or area with ample natural lighting for the best results. Viewing your art under natural lighting will give the most honest look.
· Decorate with inspirational art work both your own, and that of another artist who you strive to be like. This will give you motivation to keep going when a project gets tough.
· Make the most of your limited space by installing a fold-down table on the wall. This will free up room you can use when the table isn’t necessary.
· Use shelves to store your items neatly out of the way. You can either purchase these, use your carpentry skills to create your own, or upcycle an old piece of furniture like a dresser.
· Try to purchase your supplies in bulk to save money. Use the shelves to store excess not being used now. Purchasing in bulk can save as much as 25% off what the items would normally cost separately.
· Install a long shelf along a spare wall to store your paintings while they dry. This will keep them out of the way, and safe from any damage which could occur while they are still wet.