Sunday, 22 February 2015

New apartment and NEW STUDIO!!

We found an apartment both me and my hubby really like, and since my last post we have moved in and I have got almost everything organized how I want it. I also had time to spend the Chinese new year in Rizhao, but now I'm back in Shanghai again and ready to start working in my new studio!

You can't believe how thrilled I am over my new work space! It is bigger, lighter and I feel happy just being in here!

My first cuppa tea in the studio while covering up the floor. The view is maybe not that inspiring, but the window is big and is letting in a lot of daylight!

I don't want to ruin the floor with paint splatters, so I covered it up with a sturdy plastic and cardboard boxes. I then used packing tape to seal the edges and voila: I have a floor I can be really messy on without staining the floor!

When the floor was done I moved in and started emptying my moving boxes.

We bought a bookshelf from Ikea to hold all my art books and journal. The white table belongs to the apartment, so I wrapped it in paper. It looks a little funny now, but at least it's protected from paint!

Here it is after I organized it. My work desk is adjustable, and right now I have it at standing hight. It is new and I am so pleased with it. It's just 2 trestles with a wooden table top.

The walls are just painted plaster, so when we move out again it will only take some new paint to cover up any mess I probably am going to make!

Here you can see the desk table wrapped in paper. Now I only have to add a few hooks to the walls so that I can hang up more of my work in progress. It looks very neat and organized for the moment but I can promise you it won't stay like this for long… ;)