A few snapshots of that part of my studio in which oil paintings are made…

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Approx 12 x 12′ square with rooflight and large window (draped) at back.

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Plenty of room for materials and tools…

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Including bottles of dry pigments, just in case…

Completed framing forty canvases with the help of an underpinner and whatnot (done in the workshop part of the studio.)

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Currently stretching and priming a dozen (3 coats of acrylic each) canvases…

Doing as much of it as possible myself mainly because of the low quality of ready-made art materials nowadays.

Speaking of which I stretched and primed a piece of hessian sackcloth with a history: it had been a sack that contained peanuts for the birds! It’s been a good while since I painted on rough hessian! Not in any hurry though. It’s almost a work of art as it is!

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Front view…

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And back.

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