Moving an artist's studio brings up a
singularly challenging set of circumstances. It's not often you have
objects in such a wide variety of sizes and shapes, some of them
pretty fragile, while others are toxic, and still others are very
heat sensitive. Some objects may be all of these at once. Whether or
not you are an artist per se, you'll want to read on for some tips on
how to handle these issues.
Stretch plastic wrap is your
friend, as you'll see in more detail below;
Plastic moving boxes - sturdy to
protect fragile items;
Filling material for the box -
soft substances like crumpled paper, pads or towels, and blankets;
Screen dolly or other type of rack
or moving aid for large canvasses, sheets of glass, or similarly
Paintings & canvases
Wrap your pieces first in stretch
plastic wrap, doubling it to two layers.
Now add a layer of bubble wrap for
Add to a box;
You can fill the box loosely with
other pieces, provided none are too heavy;
Fill the between spaces with
You can toss a blanket over the
whole box of items if it can't be sealed, or use towels to cushion
Here, plastic wrap is your go-to
Bundle brushes, charcoal, and
other items together;
Seal jars with plastic and then
screw on the top;
Use a sheet of plastic wrap to
secure boxes of pastels, watercolours, and pencils.
Fill your box with jars and other
heavier items on the bottom, then layer packing filler material with
smaller items until the moving box is either full, or not too heavy.
If you practice oil painting or many
other disciplines, you may use a variety of chemical products in your
First - see how much you can get
rid of or use up before you move. Simply put, the less you need to
move, the better.
Seal containers tightly and then
wrap them in plastic wrap.
Pack the boxes loosely and use
plenty of non-flammable filling material such as vermiculite or damp
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