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Wintertime In the Studio

In winter I like to work painting a few hours in the afternoon until dark.  It still gets dark fairly early.  But soon the days will be longer and we will change times by one hour as well. Here is first layers of a floral painting. One of the cats in the studio.  

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Art Supplies in My Art Studio

I have two art studios.  One is in Idaho.  And one is in Illinois.   I mostly do oil painting and watercolor in the Illinois studio and acrylic and watercolor in the Idaho studio right now.  It's good to keep the oil paints away from the water-based paints.  Although it's not necessary to have two separate studios.  It just worked out that way for me.  It does help keep, like I mentioned, the oils away from the acrylic and watercolor paints. One nice thing about summer is working and painting outside.  I also do most of my varnishing outside in the summer months.  I just have to make sure it's not a windy day.

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