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28May,2008 37 comments

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I have been tagged by
Diane @ Much of a Muchness who was tagged by Kylee over at Bijoux and Banter
to tell you all about my studio.

Artist name: Kim Barker

Name: Laketrees' Studio

Website/blog:
laketrees 1 (my website)
laketrees (my blog)
get painted !!! - where my Art lives Internationally



Do you have a dedicated studio/artistic space? Yes.






Where is it located? between my kitchen and breakfast room and adjacent to my loungeroom..













Is it a large or small space? Comfortable..though my easel takes up half the space !!
What medium(s) do you work in? big canvases...oil...acrylic...goauche and graphite
Do you have a separate area for each? No ...my computer desk doubles as my table for my paints...that's when it can get pretty messy...eek !!
What one word would you use to describe your studio? different?
What do you think is the best feature of your studio? my easel and my computer and the special daylight lighting for when the weather is dull...
What would you change if you could? nothing really..
Can you share an organisational tip? always work with a drop sheet...oil paint and carpet don't mix ..
Describe the usual state of your work table? pretty tidy most days...although it can get out of hand if I'm painting continuously..
Does your work table face out into the room or toward the wall? see pic
What’s one drawback of your studio/artistic space? the floor...thank goodness I'm not a messy painter..
Do you have an idea wall or inspiration board? no everything is in my head or on my computer...










Do you listen to music in your studio? Yes....yes..yes...
recently Jack Johnson.....Andre Rieu...Spa Reflections..
Do you display your own work in your studio? Yes....the sketch above my computer desk is a study for one of my Kurri Murals...
I also have my Son's Artwork on display



















Other artists’ work? Lisa Lorenz (colourful colourful paintings) and Diane's Book (which I'm scared to put anything in)



What’s one quirk or unusual feature of your studio? my back scratcher (an old salad server)...frozen shoulder and all that!!






Whose studio space would you like to read about? I would like to tag the following artists to reveal their studio spaces….

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and the Artists in new listings for this month

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Winner of laketrees' Art Competition

25May,2008 21 comments

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The Peoples' Choice

101 Top Artists' Blogs
Most Popular Art Work

PRIZE: $100.00 cash
DONATED by The Barker Boys

Congratulations to ALL of the Artists for entering your Art Work...

VIEW THE SLIDE SHOW
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#6 'Pain in the Eye'
Emmanuel Martinez
@ Designer's Depot
Congratulations Emmanuel !!
I will be sending you a postal order for $100






#12 'Empathy'
Christy DeKoning
@ Christy DeKoning, Travels in Watercolor
Congratulations Christy!!!
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    #1 83 (15%)
    #2 29 (5%)
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#1 'Numbers'
Suzan Buckner
@ Thrifty Collage Artist
Mixed Media Collage/acrylics
8" X 8"
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#2 The Apology
Corrine aka jafabrit
@ jafabrit's art blog.
oil on canvas, wire, and tongue ring,
8"x 10"
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#3 'TEAM'
Sharon Wright
@ Sharon Wright Artist
OIL ON CANVAS
2'6" x 3'6"
Price:2000 GBP, $4,167 AUD, $3,895 USD








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#4 'a flower for joan'
juj
@ everything is contextual
ink and cp on paper
8" x 10"
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#5 'Watching You'
Gregorio
@ Gregorio Art Studio
oils on canvas
16x20
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#6 'Pain in the Eye'
Emmanuel Martinez
@ Designer's Depot
Digital Art
11.5 x 16.5 in.
price: N/A




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#7 'flipped.draft'
John Mora
@ typos.daylight.fate
Digital art from photographs
NFS





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#8 'Waterways Project: Zion Spring Peepers'
Lindsay
@ Non-Linear-Arts
mixed media on paper
7" x 10 1/2"
18 cm x 27 cm
NFS







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#9 'Twilight'
Michelle Basic Hendry
@ Artscapes Musings on Art & Life
acrylic on canvas
36x24
Price:CAN $850



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#10 'Beyond the Visible Terrain© Scatterlings©'
Scatterlings© is a collection of self-directed enchantment art which
combines actual foliage with watercolor and color pencil mediums.
Hidden among the actual and rendered foliage are an enchanted
assortment of ‘Scatterlings’©; mythical animals and fairies. Each
original piece is copyrighted.
Jacquelyn Berl
@ Ascender Rises Above
Mixed Media; Pressed Foliage, Watercolor, Colored Pencil, Pen
and Ink on Handmade Paper. Forming ’something’ out of ‘the nothing’
often overlooked in everyday life, these one-of-a-kind folk art pieces
take up to a year to complete as flowers and leaves are collected,
pressed, preserved and finally hidden within a vision that evolves
continually.
31"W x 21H (40" W x 28 " H including matt and frame)
Although preserved in the same manner as a piece of handmade paper.
Within the larger pieces packets of silica gel are placed between the
original and the frame to absorb humidity. Though framed, each piece
continues to be fragile and must be handled with extra care. As with
most pieces of fine art; the original should not be placed in a window
or beneath bright light.
PRICE $4,000 + shipping and handling

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#11 'Waverly Hills'
L.S. King
@ As It Stands
Photography
5 inches by 3 inches
Price: Limited Edition Print (edition of 25) - $125



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#12 'Empathy'
Christy DeKoning
@ Christy DeKoning, Travels in Watercolor
Watercolor
5 x 7 inches
Price:$100 (original)








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#13 'Wood Farm Oaks and Palms'
Linda Blondheim
@ Linda Blondheim Art Notes
oil on panel
14x18 inches
Price: $1100

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#14 'photography and bookbinding'
Diane @ Much of a muchness
This book is a 'dos à dos' binding, (back to back). One book is Bockingford
watercolour paper, the other is smooth cartridge paper. They share a
cover. They are bound with inkjet linen book cloth printed with a
photograph of Arum lilies by Diane Aldred and are tied with a white satin
ribbon.
16 x 22 x 3 cm
NFS.

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#15 'Dune Light'
Jan Blencowe @ ART & LIFE
acrylic
20x24
NFS
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#16 'Watercolour-7 2003'
R Borghese @ Rod Borghese
watercolor
8 x 10
$500
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#17 'Yellow Sky'
Casey @ The Colorist
18" x 11"
Pastel on Card.
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Kim Barker is a Visual Artist (Diploma in Art and Graduate Diploma in Education). She is also a fully trained Reading Recovery Teacher. She has taught RAD (Royal Academy of Dancing) and Cecchetti Ballet Syllabii. Kim also manages the Top Artist' Directory and PoeARTica as well as her blog laketrees She lives with her family on the Eastern Central Coast of Australia. Follow Kim at laketrees on Twitter for updates and news