Wet Paint Solution

As my daily paintings accumulated this month, I had to face up to my storage crisis and find a solution. I discovered one set of drying rack plans on Wet Canvas – but I knew the time it would take was too valuable. The answer arrived in the mail – the IKEA catalog.

Here is the Gorm shelf systems wine storage unit –

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/S49829079

and here is my do it myself IKEA construction –

Drying Rack

Drying Rack in placeI plan to wire vertical supports for the larger spaces. If that doesn’t work, maybe pieces of lattice attached with my staple gun. One of the high shelves fits the 8 inch square paintings perfectly. I’ve been using a lot of those in this painting a day exercise.

One of the good things about using IKEA shelves, in addition to the speed of assembly, is that I don’t have sawdust in a studio that is already filled with paintings of various degrees of wetness.

Artists in Germany have found other ways to use these GORM shelves –

http://ikeahacker.blogspot.com/2007/12/ikea-gorm-art.html

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