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The painting room change... 2020 edition

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So.  At the start of Reapercon live 2020, my hobby room was a semi organized space, that wasn't really planned out.  I also had not taught online so I had to create an area to do that.  This meant shuffling things around to clear up space for a PC, cameras, class supplies etc.  Post Reapercon I was left with a huge mess, as more shuffling occurred to not only teach, but to take a few courses.  Here are a few shots of my space on the last day of Reapercon...



So... one of my sons had moved out in mid 2019... he had left his room like this.  I called it his long term storage


Thus began a journey to make a space that would be better suited for painting, sculpting, teaching and storing the hoard that is my backlog.  First few days were just getting his stuff out and repainting the room.










Then, my wife helped me with refinishing the floor




Then Saturday, I started moving every thing up to the new space...

Lots of stuff









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Wow, it looks Amazing!!! The floor looks especially nice, and I second the recommendation for a chair mat. 


I need to this exact same thing. My hobby room blew up due to ReaperCon too, so I now only have about 2.5 square feet of usable floor space due to various boxes and bins and folding tables all over, and it's getting ridiculous. :lol:



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28 minutes ago, OneBoot said:

....so I now only have about 2.5 square feet of usable floor space due to various boxes and bins and folding tables all over, and it's getting ridiculous. :lol:



--OneBoot :D 

Yep, that was exactly the state I was in.

6 hours ago, ManvsMini said:

Side note: were you watching A Knight's Tale on your monitor?

Watching is a strong term, but yes, it was playing in the background.  

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1 hour ago, LordDave said:
8 hours ago, ManvsMini said:

Side note: were you watching A Knight's Tale on your monitor?

Watching is a strong term, but yes, it was playing in the background.  


I thought I had spotted Alan Tudyk on the screen. Not knocking your choice of background movie, I find Paul Bettany quite brilliant in it.

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Yeah, that pretty much sums it up. Not bad, but certain parts make it watchable. For me, it's Paul Bettany and Alan Tudyk. And probably the first time that I'd ever seen jousting represented as a competition, not just the initial charge in a film battle.


On 9/14/2020 at 9:43 AM, LordDave said:

At the end of Sunday night, it was done....  love it.  I think I need a name for it...  haha.  Hope you like my journal about this transition.  Took less than a week.


So did you finally name the room?

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