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Putting in Work

This studio-building business has been a true challenge across the board financially, emotionally and technically.  Definitely the most difficult project I've attempted.  As such, there have been times that I've had to take on side work in order to maintain momentum.  I've recently taken on a job as the floor manager at East-end auction house A.H. Wilkens and I'm absolutely loving it. It's a really fascinating industry and a surprisingly suitable fit for someone like myself with the bizarre and seemingly random skill-set developed over a decade in fine-craft.  It's about as close as I'm likely to get to having a day-job at the V&A Museum.  Poring-over and documenting entire lifetimes worth of treasures is really satisfying.  Speaking of which,...

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Building the Studio: Part 5

Progress!  My vision of the studio is coming together here with the TTC inspired paint job and my little buddy Akio helping me out.  Got some nice stripe-painting tips from  Don't hate!  It worked!  Looks super crisp.  Also, if you need to paint up high, find yourself a shopping cart.  The paint tray fits in the child seat like a glove!   Come back soon! -Clayton

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