My studio is always a mess. I believe this is a healthy sign of a studio that is functional, not decorative.
But lately, I have been working on several different kinds of projects and realized that despite the nice large size of my studio, it suffers from a lack of work stations. I want to have one area to do jewelry, one area for painting, one area for tin sculpture, and one area for concrete and mosaic work. That way I can keep things set up if I am working on multiple projects.
I decided to put a long work bench at the windows along the west facing side.
My dad had a great idea for a simple counter that is basically a frame held up with angle braces. Quick to make and install.
Then we just made a quick little shelf for storage underneath. It took us about 4 hours to make it. It would have been even faster but of course we had to go to the hardware store again because I forgot the peg board.
It's starting to look more functional here. I still need to keep cleaning out stuff but it is hard because I will always think of a use for something after I have donated it or given it away.
I am making wire birds like crazy for my art show next month.
I am also going to be showing my jewelry too and I have been having fun with tin and found objects.