Work Bench / Place / Space Joy Serwylo

Joy Serwylo has been kind enough to send some photos of her work space.

You will have to look at her blog and website to see what other work she does besides the miniature books she sells on Etsy.   She is amazing and versatile.  

“Hi Michael, Thanks for your email. Its good to talk to other etsy artists.
Here is my workspace. I seem to need lots of corners and my home is sort of one big studio.

But, you can’t draw on the table among the glue and papier mache, and you can’t use the oil paints too close to where you sleep, and if a brand new idea needs to be realized, you need a fresh table to work on.”


About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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One Response to Work Bench / Place / Space Joy Serwylo

  1. Ruth says:

    Ooooh, this looks like mine, but bigger …. I have been thinking of doing a post on work spaces. I live seeing how others work. You should make this into a series.

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